fork, dinner; cutlery, set, part of

fork, dinner; cutlery, set, part of

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Description
Dinner fork, with matching knife (see 1986.0531.134). Three-tined with flat stem soldered to cast iron handle. Teardrop-shaped handle with flat sides and concave surfaces, painted black. Plate is almost completely worn, heavily scratched. Tines are rusted.
One side of handle is cast: “JR & CO”
Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1834- 1900
place made
United States: Massachusetts
Physical Description
metal, cast iron (overall material)
metal, steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 19.05 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.135
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.531.135
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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