Cooking Fork


Long-handled fork with arched shaft, circular in section, ending in a flattened, shaped hanger with counterclockwise loop having a single curl; two, circular-section, straight tines have wishbone or sloped shoulders. Handle face is stamped with two incuse X's between parallel lines. No marks.

Date Made: 1780 - 1830

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New EnglandPlace Used: United States: Massachusetts, Norwood

Subject: Food CultureFood ProcessingKitchen utensils


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. H. B. (Clara Babcock) Blackmar

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.59.2244Catalog Number: 59.2244Accession Number: 220211

Object Name: fork

Physical Description: iron, wrought (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 22 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 55.88 cm x 5.715 cm


Record Id: nmah_304692

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