Object Place: Arizona, United States
Length 24.1 cm, diameter 7.1 cm (Length 9 1/2 in., diameter 2 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Pear shaped gourd pierced by roughly hewn handle of wood with twine wrapped around top. Plugged hole at lower end of handle for carrying cord. Seeds (?) inside.
Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)
Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection