Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Havsuw’ Baaja (Havasupai) maker
  • ladle, late 1800s–1903
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • bighorn sheep horn
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 37 x 15.5 x 14 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 14 9/16 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in
  • Gift of Clara Carpenter Marshall
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6069

The horn ladle has a deep bowl that is almost oval. It has a narrow, curved handle. It is brown with a wide lighter brown stripe in the bottom of the bowl.