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Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 5 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in. (13.0 x 10.0 x 7.0 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Antler spoon. A polished, reddish antler spoon with a carved handle and a deep bowl darkned from use. The handle is cut with a round piece at the top and four flanges which curve downward toward the bowl. Spoons such as this were used solely by men.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Hupa. Spoon, 19th century. Antler, 5 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in. (13.0 x 10.0 x 7.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7429. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7429_05.588.7535_05.588.7589_05.588.7578.jpg)
IMAGE group, 05.588.7429_05.588.7535_05.588.7589_05.588.7578.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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