Closed-top grocer's scoop with a vertical, D- or ear-shaped, tapered strap handle soft soldered to the circular flat back. Cylindrical body is made in two pieces, the top half with a folded edge and the long bottom half folded along its straight sides and left plain across its rounded front. Soft-soldered folded seams. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1870 - 1920
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 16.51 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
United States
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catalog number
accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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