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Spoon

2006.44.1439 (RS110321)

Description

Spoon carved from an iridescent shell. Unknown origin but similar shape and material to examples from Santa Cruz in the Solomon Islands.

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
shell (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
shell (plant material)
Spoon
spoons
Dimensions
5 x 2 3/8 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1439
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
171337
Reference Notes
http://www.oceaniaart.com/product.aspx?pid=Shell-Spoons-Collection-SANTA-CRUZ-SOLOMON-ISLANDS

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