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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) | Bighorn sheep horn
Size: 11 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (28.58 x 5.72 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Northwest Coast, Alaska
Culture: Tlingit, North America, United States, Northwest Coast, Alaska
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Spoon, reddish brown with narrow bowl; long broad flat tapering handle curved on the back and slightly concave on the front in sections. The handle decorated with incised decoration of a band of animals, at the bottom a shark-head with characteristic down
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mr. Harry E. Wood
Accession Number: 28.97
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009