Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spatula
  • Ayoreo peoples
  • spatula, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 28.5 x 3 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 11 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5310
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The flat, narrow wooden rectangle is dark brown and undecorated.

It was used to scoop out the centers of roasted caraguatá roots.