Bird Effigy Horn Ladle
Nakota (Yankton Sioux)
probably about 1880-1900
American Bison horn, porcupine quills, red dye, and yellow paint
Overall: 9 7/16 × 3 1/8 in. (24 × 8 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alexis Chapman Proctor, Class of 1918
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Plains
Not on view
Native Ecologies: Recycle, Resist, Protect, Sustain, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-January 5, 2020
Collected by a member of the Proctor Family; Alexis Chapman Proctor (1895-1979, Class of 1918), Franklin, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1949.
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