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Spoons

You may think of spoons as everyday objects, but spoons can tell special stories and teach us about cultures. Explore this collection to learn more.

This collection was created by Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center faculty member. #SEECStories

Spoon with raven and whale designs

National Museum of the American Indian

Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Spoon

National Museum of American History

Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Spoon

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Wood Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Ceramic Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Ceramic Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

wooden spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Spoon - Bone

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Earthenware Spoon

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Ceramic Fragments: Spoons, Etc.

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Horn Ladle

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Horn Ladle

NMNH - Anthropology Dept.

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Spoon

National Museum of African Art

Slotted Spoon

National Museum of American History

Slotted Spoon

National Museum of American History

Whisk

National Museum of American History

Whisk

National Museum of American History

Sour Cream Skimmer

National Museum of American History

Spoon

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Spoon

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Spoon

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Belt hook (daigou) with dragon interlace

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery

Spoon

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Mutation

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Chippewa wooden spoons

National Anthropological Archives

Object n.d

National Anthropological Archives

Julia Child

National Portrait Gallery

Decorative Spoon - Picture of Farm House

Anacostia Community Museum

Spoon/Ladle

National Museum of the American Indian

Luristan (Iran): Bronze Objects [graphic]

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives