Slotted Spoon

Metal slotted spoon and mixer/whip or egg beater, made of thick metal wire and sheet metal. Bent sheet metal forms spoon bowl, curved upward, with three long openings. Bent wire handle end. Handle is marked: "SALTSMANS/IMPROVED ROYAL/ PAT. OCT. 08/RUMFORD/CAKE MIXER & CREAM WHIP".
U.S. Patent number US 900210 A, October 6, 1908, Aaron J. Saltsman, of Chicago, Illinois, for "Cake-mixer and Egg-beater".
Maker is Rumford Chemical Works of Providence, Rhode Island.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
Rumford Chemical Works
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 1 3/4 in x 11 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 30.1625 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
ID Number
accession number
collector/donor number
catalog 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 Mary Eloise Green
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