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The Tlingit used long elegant spoons such as this one to eat soapberry. The men who carved these spoons focused upon the form of the spoon rather than on decorative carving or incising. Soapberry is a fruit that is prepared with a small amount of water to create a foamy mixture and served as a sweet treat at meals.
depth .375 in ; length 15.5 in ; width 1.25 in