Totem Spoon, 19th century

  • Tlingit, Native American

Horn

  • Framed: Overall: 6 1/4 × 2 × 2 1/4 inches (15.9 × 5.1 × 5.7 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

72.498

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Totemism
  • Tlingit
  • Horn
  • Tableware
  • Totems
  • Spoon
  • Utensil
  • Totem
  • British columbia

Provenance

between 1871-1895, acquired by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907; Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1907-present, bequeathed 1907 to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

attributed to Tlingit, Native American, Totem Spoon, 19th century, horn. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 72.498.