Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spoon
  • Sioux peoples
  • spoon, 1861–1889
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • horn
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 16 x 6.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 6 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6071
Description

The horn spoon has a large, shallow bowl and a short, straight handle. It is tapered to a point. It is black.