Dakota carved horn spoon
Description A Dakota carved horn spoon, circa 1862. The spoon is brownish black buffalo horn with a ripple design carved on the end of the relatively flat handle. It was found in Koochiching County, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 29 centimeters length
5 centimeters width (maximum)
Nomenclature Spoon
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Vaughn, Willoby
Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Koochiching County Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Food
Dakota Indians--Material culture
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Indian. Tools & Equipment. Food Service
Dates Use: Exactly 1862
Credit Line From the Collection of the Minnesota Historical Society, Gift of Mr. Ray E. Wilkins
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 75.87.69

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  • Laura Youngbird on April 4, 2018 10:20:30 AM

    loan request from Plains Art Museum

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