fork, dinner; cutlery, set, part of

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Description
Fork, with matching knife (see 1986.0531.136). Three-tined with flat, tapered stem and pewter bolster inserted into a tapered black hard rubber handle with rounded sides and butt. Scratched overall, minor discoloration on metal. No mark.
Blade of matching knife is etched: “J. RUSSELL & Co/GREEN RIVER WORKS”
Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
after 1856
place made
United States: Massachusetts
Physical Description
metal, steel (overall material)
rubber (handle material)
metal, pewter (bolster material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 7 7/8 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 20.0025 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.137
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.531.137
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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