Small, aqua-green tray with ogee bracket sides, realistically painted with two strawberries and three leaves still on their stems across well; gilt rim. Stamped as a single piece with flat rim, tapered sides, and flat bottom. No marks.
The donor recalled purchasing this tray around 1950 in Washington, D.C., either at Garfinckel's, a local, upscale department store, or at Little Caledonia, a small home furnishings and fabrics store in Georgetown.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1950
date purchased
ca 1950
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
paint (overall decoration material)
gold (rim decoration material)
average spatial: 14.5 cm x 20 cm; 5 11/16 in x 7 7/8 in
overall: 3/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; .9525 cm x 19.685 cm x 14.605 cm
place made
United States
place purchased
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
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