Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Plains peoples
  • spoon, late 1800s–1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bison horn
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 31.5 x 5 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 12 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 2 3/8 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6062

The spoon is made from light colored horn. It has an oval bowl and a straight handle with three grooves at the end and two triangle-like shapes near the bowl. There are some naturally dark spots on the handle.