University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-349
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina (uncertain)
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Pigment
Iconography:Booger Dance
Length: 21.8 cm
Width: 7.2 cm
Thickness: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

For Booger Dance. Gourd is hollow, and there is a hole punched in the top. The inside rim of the base is painted yellow. The outside is smooth, and appears to have once been painted red. Most of the paint has rubbed off completely, but a few blotches and streaks remain.


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