University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-109
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Height: 7 cm
Length: 24 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

made of Rhododendron wood-used for eating corn soup-something else is written on the card but is now washed away-the spoon has a long wide handle which tapers off almost to a point at the tip. the pointed at the tip. The handle, rather than being carved at the center of the circular spoon, is carved on the side so that the spoon seems to be very lopsided.


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