Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bead wrapped spoon
  • United States
  • bead wrapped spoon, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: United States
  • metal, enamel, cotton, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 3 x 3.5 x 15 cm height is bottom of bowl to handle
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 1/8 x 1 3/8 x 5 7/8 in height is bottom of bowl to handle
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1736

The yellow enamelled spoon has a handle wrapped in beads over cotton in bands of red, white, and medium blue.