Sour Cream Skimmer

Skimmer, spoon-shaped, with short, vertical handle, hand-formed. Curved handle for easy grip, with oval opening at end for hanging. Shallow, circular bowl, solid with small, circular punctures to form diamond pattern in center. No mark.
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Object Name
skimmer, sour cream
date made
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
iron (overall material)
overall: 4 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in; 11.1125 cm x 11.43 cm x 17.145 cm
place made
United States
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
collector/donor number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eloise Green
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