Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Haida or Tlingit peoples
  • spatula, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: District of Alaska or Alaska Territory (present-day Alaska), United States or British Columbia, Cana
  • soapberry wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 52 x 5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 20 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5599

The dark brown wooden spatula has a small cylindrical handle with a slightly constricted joint to the flat portion. The blade is a long narrow oval.