University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-272
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mississauga
Ojibwa
Provenience: Canada
Ontario
Grand River Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast
Date Made: 1875-1899
Early Date: 1875
Late Date: 1899
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Man
Height: 15 cm
Width: 6.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Made of a very dark brown carved wood, carved figure of a man used as a handle. Man is in a sitting position so that his chest is at right angles to his lap, making a space for one's thumb to grasp the handle of the spoon. Small tag in Speck's handwriting attached to the leg of the carved figure.


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