Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

scraper and stick
  • United States
  • scraper and stick, late 1800s–1901
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: a 31.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: a 12 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 9/16 in
    Object Length/Width/Depth: b 22 x 1 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: b 8 5/8 x 3/8 x 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5904.a,b

Rasp (2007.5904.a) is a long piece of wood with notches down one side. The flat sides are decorated with three crosses on one side and jagged arrow on the other side. One end is carved into a bird shape.

Stick (2007.5904.b) to rub over rasp has four ridges at one end and a small bird at the end. The stick is slightly bent in the middle.

Both pieces are light colored.