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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Spoon, early 19th century
  • Horn
  • Northwest Coast, North America
  • L: 6 3/8 in, W: 2 3/8 in, D: 1/2 in (L: 16.2 cm, W: 6.0 cm, D: 1.3 cm)
  • Gift of the United States Naval Academy, 1923
  • E19073


This is a black horn spoon made from a mountain goat horn with a long shallow bowl. There is a hole and a broad crack at the base of the handle. There is some plant fiber twine tied around this crack. There is no decorative carving.