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Poi Bowl

Object Number:17756
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hawaiian
Provenience: Hawaiian Islands
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Coconut Shell
Height: 10 cm
Outside Diameter:12.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of William Pepper, 1896
Other Number:100 - Other Number
31 - Other Number

Description

Round coconut shell, top cut off, slightly flattened at base. Outside surface dark brown, with light flecks and dashes: polished. Rim scalloped (25 curved projections). Numeral 100 written inside near rim. Part of old rectangular label with red border pasted inside: partial number, "31." For poi.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Polynesia Gallery (28 Jan 1982 - Jun 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

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