Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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spatula for cooking
  • unknown Pech (Paya) maker
  • spatula for cooking, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Honduras
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 47 x 8.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 18 1/2 x 3 3/8 x 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7243

The spoon-like implement has a wide, flat end. The handle is flattened with two larger diamond shapes and a smaller diamond shape at either end. The end of the handle is also wide and flat, but less so than the bowl. It is a light natural color.