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
  • shell, horn, wood
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 x 3 x 1.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 5 1/2 x 1 1/8 x 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5030

The small spoon has a shallow round bowl made of white shell. It is held to a light colored horn handle with small wooden pegs. The handle curves slightly and angles at the end.