Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
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Yurok (Native American). Spoon, 19th century. Antler, 6 3/4 x 2 1/4 in. (17.1 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7589. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7589_bw.jpg)
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This spoon is carved from one piece of antler. The handle is carved into a square form on the end with a saw tooth edge. Then three narrow slits are cut out along the length of the handle until it reaches the bowl. The bowl is darkened in color.
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