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Ladle
Ladle
Date:
1880–1890
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Red And Black Pigment
Dimensions:
2 13/16 x 7 1/4 x 1 5/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Central Yup'ik
Accession Number:
2007.21.217
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

A ladle adorned with what appears to be the image of a beetle with encircling lines reminiscent of hoops on masks of the area. The lines probably define the universe. The ladle's handle is decorated with linear designs and is pierced for suspension or attachment.