Object photography

Click image to enlarge +

Object description

  • DinĂ© (Navajo) artist
  • Spoon, late 19th century
  • Silver, turquoise
  • Southwestern United States
  • L: 5 1/8 in, W: 1 in, D: 1/2 in (L: 13.0 cm, W: 2.5 cm, D: 1.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Harry L. Damon, 1965
  • E23934


This is a silver spoon with native turquoise set in the center of the handle. The handle and the bowl of the spoon are both decorated with a double-headed bird design surrounded by fancy loops.