Arts of the Americas
18th or 19th century
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Eskimo (Native American). 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
overall, 35.2162.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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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.
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