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Calabash

Object

Bowl

Object number

1996.72

Physical Description

Semi circular bowl made from gourd with design of snake and geometric panel etched into surface.

Associated Place

Ghana (Place)

Exhibition Label

Calabash, Ghana

This bowl is made from gourd, with the design of a snake and geometric panel etched into the surface. Gourd is a fleshy, large fruit with a hard skin. Some varieties are edible, others are dried and used to make objects.

This bowl was used for eating or serving food.

Being African in Hackney: 1960s-2020s
14 September 2021 to 14 February 2022

On display?

No
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