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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Spoon, 19th century
  • Wood, paint
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 10 1/4 in, W: 2 3/4 in, D: 7/8 in (L: 26.0 cm, W: 7.0 cm, D: 2.2 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Walter A. Newhall, 1908
  • E11865

DESCRIPTION

This is a wooden spoon carved in the traditional form of a horn-spoon with a flat handle. The outside of the spoon is natural wood and the inside is decorated with a red rim, reticulations and a black oval on a natural wood color background. The end of the handle is lightly etched with diamond patterns.