Melon Scoop

Description
Consists of a small, circular bowl soft soldered to a half-round shaft that is fitted into a round, tapered, wooden handle with flat end. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
scoop, melon
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
Physical Description
iron (scoop; shaft material)
tin (scoop; shaft material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 1.905 cm x 13.335 cm x 2.2225 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*263901.0065
catalog number
263901.0065
accession number
263901
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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