Object Place: New Mexico, United States
Length 18.1 cm, diameter 7.6 cm (Length 7 1/8 in., diameter 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Light-orange pear-shaped gourd pierced by handle of Osage orange wood, with cotton cord tied around top end. Small cross-shaped holes in gourd representing celestial patterns of stars; twelve on one side, seven on opposite side. Stones (?) inside.
1984, sold by Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund