Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Sioux maker
  • spoon, late 1800s–1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • horn, beading
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 18.5 x 7.5 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 7 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5038

The spoon is made from a light colored horn with a large bowl and a very short, straight handle. The handle is wrapped in strips of yellow, dark blue and red beads. There is a point on either side of the bowl.