Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • spoon, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 48 x 9 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 18 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5102

The large wooden spoon has a shallow, round bowl and a straight handle. There is a trapezoid and triangles at the end of the handle. There is a groove at the joint with the bowl.