Wooden Spoon

Mary Bonga, American / Anishinaabeg, possibly born 1909, Anishinaabe (Chippewa / Ojibwa), Leech Lake Reservation. Minnesota, Great Lakes Woodlands, Woodlands

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19th century

Wood and twine

Overall: 9 13/16 x 2 1/2 in. (24.9 x 6.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase



North America, United States


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service


Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view


Marks: "1837 WMP"


Mary Bonga, Leech Lake, Minnesota; collected by Albert Green Heath (1888-1953), 1929; sold to Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1955; sold to present collection, 1956.

Old Number

Heath # 1837

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