Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
18th or 19th century
Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
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Yurok (Native American). Spoon, 18th or 19th century. Antler, length: 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7591. Creative Commons-BY
overall, 05.588.7591.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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The spoon is carved from one piece of antler. The handle has a rounded end with a hole in the center. The sides of the handle are zig-zag cuts until it reached the bowl where a horizontal knob form is then the bowl. The bowl is darkened in color.
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