Spoon/Ladle

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Culture/People
Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Don Morse Smith (Lelooska), Cherokee descent, 1933-1996
Object Name
Spoon/Ladle
Media/Materials
Mountain sheep horn, abalone/haliotis shell
Techniques
Carved, inlaid
Dimensions
36.7 x 12.2 x 32.6 cm
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Ariel; Cowlitz County; Washington; USA (inferred)
Date created
1966
Collection History
Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from the artist in 1966; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
26/632
Barcode
260632.000
See related items
Cherokee
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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