Spoon

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Culture/People
Alibamu
Previous owner
George Battise (George Batise), Alibamu, ca. 1860-1945
Nancy Thompson, Alibamu
Josie Celestine, Alibamu
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Spoon
Media/Materials
Buffalo horn
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Native Term
wa ka la pe' c'e'
Place
Texas; USA
Collection History
Collected from George Battise (Alibamu, ca. 1860-1945), Josie Celesine (Alibamu), and Nancy Thompson (Alibamu) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and expedition interpreter Leo Walker (Sac and Fox), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/5557
Barcode
025557.000
See related items
Alibamu
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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