Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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wooden spoon
  • unknown Zulu maker
  • wooden spoon, 1925–1990
  • Where object was made: South Africa
  • wood, carving, staining
  • Object Length/Width: 35.56 x 5.71 cm
    Object Length/Width: 14 x 2 1/4 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • PG2008.006
Label Text

Spoon carved from wood and stained a dark brown color. The handle is very straight and slender, with a point at the end and a small band of raised pyramid shapes. The end has a shallow, rounded bowl.