Dakota beaded buffalo horn spoon

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Description A large Dakota carved buffalo horn spoon with a beaded handle, circa 1900. The handle is covered with glass seed beads in blue, red, and yellow. The spoon was purchased at either the Lower Brule Agency or Crow Creek Agency in South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 1/2 inches length
4 1/2 inches width
6 inches depth
Nomenclature Spoon
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Used at: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation, South Dakota
Used at: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, South Dakota
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in (possibly) Lower Brule, Lyman County, South Dakota, United States
Used in (possibly) Fort Thompson, Buffalo County, South Dakota, United States
Used in Minnesota, United States
Used by Lakota Indians
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Food Service
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Use: Exactly 1958 (Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9492.3

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