Ladle Item Number: Aj122 from the MOA: University of British Columbia


Double ended ladle of red and light brown wood. Carved from one piece of wood. One end has large deep rectangular-shaped mouth. Smaller bowl on other end which is also rectangular. Design of three dots burned on the handle on both sides. On the large bowl, there are six burned dots and a cross on the bottom connecting four of these dots. Small bowl has two lines on each side.

History Of Use

Some spoons and ladles are used for cooking, stirring and eating, and belong to the house. Others are personal prestige or ritual items. Made by men.

Cultural Context

Utensil; Domestic