Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • bowl, late 1800s–1964
  • Where object was made: United States or Canada
  • wood, stone?, plant fiber, carving, inlay
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 34 x 24 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 3/8 x 9 7/16 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6074

The oval bowl has a flat bottom. The wide rim is inlaid with white, possibly stone, rectangles on the outside and white ovals or diamonds on the top. It is dark brown. The ends of the rim are held together with wooden pegs and a plant fiber stitch.