Object photography

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Object description

  • A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo) artist
  • Scoop, before 1884
  • Gourd
  • New Mexico, United States
  • L: 4 1/4 in, W: 3 in, D: 3/4 in (L: 10.8 cm, W: 7.6 cm, D: 1.9 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E6720

INSCRIPTION

Stamped with "47925, expl. J.W. Powell. J. Stevenson Coll."

DESCRIPTION

This is a scooping tool made from dried gourd. The object is oval and concave in shape, light brown.