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gourd spoon or ladle
  • Hausa-Fulani peoples
  • gourd spoon or ladle, 1980
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • gourd, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 15.5 x 8.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 6 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.089
Description

Ladle or spoon with a very deep bowl, made from a dried gourd that has been cut in half lengthwise. The inside and outside are light tan in color.