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large spoon
  • Cowichan peoples
  • large spoon, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, string, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 51 x 17.5 x 18 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 1/16 x 6 7/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6122
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Description

The very large wooden spoon has an oval bowl, pointed at the end. The straight handle has a notch on either side of the end. A short loop of string is tied in the notch. It is dark brown but otherwise undecorated.