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Vegetable Gourd, no date

  • Iranian

Gourd shell, etching

  • Overall (including fringed handle): 13 1/2 × 4 1/2 inches (34.3 × 11.4 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns


Frederick Stearns [1831-1907]

1890-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Iranian, Vegetable Gourd, no date, gourd shell, etching. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 99.5B5324.