Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

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: 17.5 x 6 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 6 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6072
Description

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