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Elk horn material
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George Blake (Hupa-Yurok, Native American). Horn Spoon, 1992. Elk horn material, length: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, John W. James Fund, 1992.197.1. Creative Commons-BY
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This elk horn spoon is a beautiful contemporary vesion of historical spoons.George Blake(Hupa, 1944-) was born of the Hoopa Reservation. He works in contemporary styles of ceramics, and painting but concentrates more on tradtional styles of items such as redwood canoes, sinew-backed bows and arrow sets, elk horn purses and spoons and ceremonial featherwork.
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