From: United States of America | Alaska | Sitka

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA8462
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tlingit
Provenience United States of America | Alaska | Sitka
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Mountain Goat Horn | Copper

Spoon made from two sections of carved horn. The bowl is made from light colored horn carved slightly concave with a crack along one side. A handle is riveted to the bowl using five copper rivets. The handle is made from darker colored horn which is smoothed, rounded, and tapers toward the end where it has a steeply cut termination. The handle is also steeply cut where it is riveted to the bowl.

Length 27 cm
Width 6.5 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918

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