MFA

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Rachel Clark

Ceramics

Dishes to Wash while Identifying Birds of Western Pennsylvania These objects fulfill two primary functions. First, they are washed after consuming a family meal in which two to eight participants have engaged. The washing is typically performed by two to four participants while drinking coffee. During this washing ceremony, the participants pay close attention to the birds outside of the window adjacent to the event. The dishes are used, as their second function,to identify bird species.