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large spoon
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • large spoon, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, string, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 51 x 11.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 1/16 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6065

The large wooden spoon or ladle has a round bowl and a curved handle. The end of the handle has a small triangular opening for a purple and pink string loop. It is brown.