Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Unangan (Aleut) maker
  • spoon, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States or British Columbia, Cana
  • horn, incising?
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 22 x 8 x 6.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 8 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6108

The horn spoon has a large oval bowl and a very short, straight handle. It is light brown. There is a wavy line with a dot in each wave down the front center, the back center, and on the interior edges of the bowl.