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Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 4 3/4 in x 11 in; 12.7 cm x 12.065 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
Bowl, Drinking
Place made:
Norway
Description:
This Norwegian drinking bowl is carved in the form of a goose and features <i>rosemaling</i>, or decorative floral folk painting originating from the low-lands of Norway. Bowls were typically carved from a single piece of birch wood and featured incised decoration produced through chip carving. Due to the revival of Norwegian folk art in the 19th century, <i>kasas</i> were widely reproduced for use as decoration.
ID Number:
CL.392942
Accession number:
205707
Catalog number:
392942
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Cultural and Community Life: Community Life Collection
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition:
Many Voices, One Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1175315