Sheep Horn Spoon or Ladle

Dene (Athabascan), Sugpiaq (Alutiiq), Eyak or Tlingit
Northwest Coast
Western Arctic


collected early 20th century

Sheep horn

Overall: 23 5/8 × 2 1/2 in. (60 × 6.4 cm)

Overall: 1/2 in. (1.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Charles Sheldon



Place Made: Northwest Coast, Prince William Sound, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view


Collected by Charles Alexander Sheldon (1867-1928), about 1913; to his wife, Louise Walker Gulliver Sheldon (1867-1950), Woodstock, Vermont; given to present collection, 1950.

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