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Description
Dinner fork. Two-tined with baluster stem. Tines and stem are one piece of steel inserted into a teardrop-shaped horn handle with small silver pommel cap. Minor pitting and rust on steel. Silver is irregularly-shaped. Horn is scratched overall and nicked. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1840- 1880
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
Physical Description
horn (handle material)
metal, steel (overall material)
metal, silver (pommel cap material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 8 1/8 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 20.6375 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.241
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.241
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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