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Spoon

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Artist Unknown (Tlingit)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Horn (Do Not Use) | Mountain goat horn
Size: 6 1/2 x 2 1/4 in. (16.51 x 5.72 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Northwest Coast region, Alaska
Culture: Tlingit, North America, United States, Northwest Coast region, Alaska
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Spoon with short pointed handle, probably the unchanged tip of the mountain goat horn; large bowl with beaver carved on back, the head with four pairs of teeth toward the handle, the tail with the characteristic cross-hatching toward the other end of the
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. Harry E. Wood
Accession Number: 28.98
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009