Spoon

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Culture/People
Nisga'a (Niska)
Possible collector
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Previous owner
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Presenter/funding source
James Bishop Ford (James B. Ford), Non-Indian, 1844-1928
Harmon W. Hendricks (Harmon Washington Hendricks), Non-Indian, 1846-1928
Object Name
Spoon
Media/Materials
Mountain goat horn
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
Lower Nass River; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of and probably collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from George T. Emmons in 1920 with funds donated by MAI trustees James B. Ford (1844-1928) and Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).
Catalog Number
9/8131
Barcode
098131.000
See related items
Nisga'a (Niska)
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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