Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • spoon, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • horn, paint
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 26.5 x 7 x 8.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 10 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 3 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6113

The horn spoon has a long oval body. The handle is wide and flat near the bowl, but tapered and cylindrical at the end. The flat portion is decorated with a fish outlined in black with red scales, an eye, and lips.