Queen & Commonwealth
 
Calabasa bowl
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 92167

Calabasa bowl

1985

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This calabasa bowl was presented to The Queen by the Ethnic Groups of Dangriga during a visit to Belize in October 1985.

The bowl made of a coconut shell, is painted with palm trees, boats and birds. Bowls of this type are used as drinking vessels, water coolers or wall decorations.