Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0114

Category: Bowl

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Wood and pigment

Description: This bentwood bowl is decorated with a mythological figure in black pigment. The bottom of the bowl is insized as well. Bowls like this were generally thought to be food bowls. The significance or importance of the figure painted on the inside of the bowl is not known.

Dimensions: Length 9.75 inches; Width 6.25 inches


Paul Gray, Old Chatham, N.Y.


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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