Spoon

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Culture/People
Chickasaw
Previous owner
Jim Wolf, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Dave Brown, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Johnson Ellis, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Gibson Kellar, Oklahoma Chickasaw
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, engraved
Dimensions
23.3 x 5.5 x 7.9 cm
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Items in this set were collected from several Oklahoma Chickasaw individuals (Jim Wolf, Johnson Ellis, Gibson Kellar, and Dave Brown) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/8349
Barcode
028349.000
See related items
Chickasaw
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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