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Spoon (Slagwul) with Depiction of Killer Whale, Shaman and Land Otter

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Horn
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 10 5/8 x 1 11/16 x 1 in. (27 x 4.3 x 2.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 05.588.7422
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Haida (Native American). Spoon (Slagwul) with Depiction of Killer Whale, Shaman and Land Otter, 19th century. Horn, 10 5/8 x 1 11/16 x 1 in. (27 x 4.3 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7422. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 05.252_05.304_05.588.7422_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Two pieces of horn put together. The handle is black and carved, the ladle is thin and amber colored.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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