• Culture/People:

    Sahnish (Arikara)

  • Object name:

    Spoon with bear-paw and star designs

  • Date created:

    circa 1870

  • Place:

    Fort Berthold Reservation; Dunn County, McLean County, McKenzie County, Mountrail County, Mercer County; North Dakota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Mountain sheep horn, paint

  • Techniques:

    Bent, carved, incised

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Melvin R. Gilmore (1868-1940, MAI staff member) in 1924 during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.

  • Dimensions:

    40.7 x 7.7 cm

  • Catalog number:



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