Feast BowlArtist(s)Northeastern WoodlandsObject Creation Datecirca 1850-1875Medium & Supportwood and brass tacksDimensions
10 3/4 in x 7 in x 4 1/2 in (27.31 cm x 17.78 cm x 11.43 cm)Credit LineMuseum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut SternSubject matter
In everyday life, Northeastern Woodland peoples often ate from carved wooden bowls and utensils. Specially carved bowls with human or animal likeness like this one were important items in the spectacular feasts that accompanied religious ceremonies across the Great Lakes region.Physical Description
Wooden, approximately oval-shaped bowl with inset brass eyes on one end, making it look like an animal. Primary Object Classification Wood and Woodcarving Primary Object TypebowlCollection AreaWesternRights
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