Spoon

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Culture/People
Sioux
Previous owner
Nate Salsbury, Non-Indian, 1846-1902
Rachel Salsbury (Rachel Samuels/Mrs. Nate Salsbury), Non-Indian, 1856-1937
Donor
Rachel Salsbury (Rachel Samuels/Mrs. Nate Salsbury), Non-Indian, 1856-1937
Object Name
Spoon
Media/Materials
Cow horn
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Food/Beverage Serving
Place
North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Nate Salsbury (1846-1902, a theatrical agent and principal owner of Buffalo Bill's "Wild West" Show in New York City); donated to MAI in 1921 by Nate Salsbury's widow, Rachel Samuels Salsbury (1856-1937).
Catalog Number
10/8345
Barcode
108345.000
See related items
Sioux
Food/Beverage Serving
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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