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Feast Spoon (Slagwul) with Wolf Crest

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Wood, pigment
DATES late 19th century
DIMENSIONS 12 1/2 x 3 x 5 in. (31.8 x 7.6 x 12.7 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 05.588.7332
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Tom Price (Haida, 1857-1927). Feast Spoon (Slagwul) with Wolf Crest, late 19th century. Wood, pigment, 12 1/2 x 3 x 5 in. (31.8 x 7.6 x 12.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7332. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7332_acetate_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 05.588.7332_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The object is a large spoon (top in photograph) carved from a single piece of wood. Inside the bowl of the spoon in black and red is a painting of a wolf crest that includes a wolf with a large tail. The spoon is in good and stable condition. On the handle, at the top, there are two holes; on the body and legs of the wolf, there are small black pigment losses. See also 05.588.7331.
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