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Wasco artist, Bowl, ca. 1800/1850, mountain sheep horn, The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection, no known copyright restrictions, 87.88.67

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Title

Bowl

Artist

Wasco artist (Wasco)

Date

ca. 1800/1850

Medium

mountain sheep horn

Dimensions (H x W x D)

5 in x 6 in x 7 1/2 in

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Plateau

Western Oregon

Gathering, Preparation, and Serving

Object Type

bowl

Cultural Group

Wasco

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection

Accession Number

87.88.67

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

bowls

horn

Plateau Native American styles

The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection

Wasco

Location

Belluschi Building

Hoffman Wing

3rd Floor

Maybelle Clark Macdonald Gallery

Description

Several tribes living along the middle Columbia River, including the Wasco, made bowls and other objects from mountain sheep horns. Pieces of horn were steamed until soft, spread open, and then formed into a shape with raised ends and flaring sides. The bowls are decorated with a combination of carved geometric shapes, zigzag lines, and round human faces.

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