Gold Dust Scoop

Description
Wire-rimmed, tapered rectangular, shallow tray or pan, made of one piece, cut and folded on three sides. No marks.
Used to sift gold dust onto scales.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
United States: California
place used
United States: California
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 11 in x 7 13/16 in; 2.8575 cm x 27.94 cm x 19.84375 cm
ID Number
DL*280280.0007
catalog number
280280.0007
accession number
280280
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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