Horn Spoon

Nimi'puu (Nez Perce), Plateau

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about 1879

Bison horn

Overall: 10 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 4 3/4 in. (25.5 x 5.5 x 12 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. William M. Leeds

13.13.759

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plateau

Not on view

Provenance

Probably acquired by William M. Leeds (1829-1886) during his time working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, about 1876-1879; to his wife, Catharine G. Lockwood Leeds (1825-1913), New York; given to present collection, about 1879-1888; catalogued, 1913.

Old Number

Red No. 13.217

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