Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wooden spoon
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • wooden spoon, late 1800s–1914
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • wood, carving, burning
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 34.5 x 10 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 13 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0812

This large wooden spoon has three black crosses on the back of the bowl. The rim of the bowl and distal portion of the handle is dark brown. It has a ridged knob at the other end of the handle.