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CULTURE Northwest Coast
MEDIUM Wood, pigment
  • Place Made: Alaska, United States
  • DATES 18th or 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 11 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (28.5 x 7.5cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Appleton Sturgis
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION This spoon is carved from one piece of wood. The handle is wide and gently curves into the bowl. A scoop form is carved inside the handle and bowl. This is painted with a red and black northwest coast face design.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Northwest Coast. Spoon, 18th or 19th century. Wood, pigment, 11 1/4 x 2 15/16 in. (28.5 x 7.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Appleton Sturgis, 35.2162. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 35.2162.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 35.2162.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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