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small decorated gourd
  • Peru
  • small decorated gourd, 1900–1925
  • Where object was made: Peru
  • gourd, burning, incising
  • Object Height/Diameter: 8 x 6.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of James Frink and Mimi Kaplysh in memory of Margaret Frink
  • Not on display
  • 2011.0098
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Description

Small gourd with incised and burned designs. round body decorated with two birds facing each other. One bird with extended wings and one small four-legged mammal with a long tail. Base has flower design surround by double lined circle. Top has geometric shapes in circular pattern with gourd stem in center.