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aluminum spoon or ladle
  • Hausa-Fulani peoples
  • aluminum spoon or ladle, 1980
  • Where object was made: Kano, Nigeria
  • aluminum, hammering
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 28 x 8.5 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 11 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Professor Beverly Mack
  • Not on display
  • C2011.101
Description

Ladle or spoon with a very deep bowl, made from hammered aluminum in a light silver color. The bowl is circular and very deep and the handle is very long and thin, and the tip of the handle is hammered flat into a small oval shape.