Small, open-top or semicylindrical scoop with a plain-edged, rounded opening and a vertical, D- or ear-shaped, tapered strap handle with soft soldered to the semicircular flat back. Back is folded over body and soft soldered. No marks.
The dimunitive size of this scoop suggests it was probably used with tea, spices, or sugar.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
1875 - 1925
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
overall: 2 1/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 5.3975 cm x 10.4775 cm x 7.3025 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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