Hupa. <em>Spoon</em>, 19th century. Antler, 5 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.  (13.0 x 10.0 x 7.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7429. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7429_05.588.7535_05.588.7589_05.588.7578.jpg)



Medium: Antler

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 5 1/8 x 3 15/16 x 2 3/4 in. (13.0 x 10.0 x 7.0 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 05.588.7429

Image: 05.588.7429_05.588.7535_05.588.7589_05.588.7578.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Antler spoon. A polished, reddish antler spoon with a carved handle and a deep bowl darkned from use. The handle is cut with a round piece at the top and four flanges which curve downward toward the bowl. Spoons such as this were used solely by men.

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