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Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Collected: California, United States
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 6 13/16 x 2 1/4 in. (17.3 x 5.7 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    ACCESSION NUMBER 05.588.7535
    CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This spoon is carved from one piece of antler. The handle has a gracefully curving zig zag form with a rounded end with a hole in the center. The spoon's bowl is darkened in color. Only men would use spoons made of antler.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Yurok. Spoon, 19th century. Antler, 6 13/16 x 2 1/4 in. (17.3 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7535. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7429_05.588.7535_05.588.7589_05.588.7578.jpg)
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