Gold Dust Scoop

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Description
Wire-rimmed, three-sided, shallow, tapered rectangular or triangular tray or pan; narrows to open end. Made of one piece, cut and folded at corners. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1875 - 1900
place made
United States: California
place used
United States: California
place collected
United States: California, Placerville
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
subject
Gold Rush
Miners
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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