turner, cake

Description:

Wrought iron cake turner or spatula. Long handle with flat, slightly tapered shaft and formed hook at top. Soldered (possibly a later repair?) and riveted to a square-shaped blade. No mark. Heavily rusted. Masking tape and residue on underside of blade. A number has been written at a later date to the topside of the blade.

Date Made: c. 1760-1830

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made; Place Used: United States

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

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.306695.0020Catalog Number: 306695.0020Accession Number: 306695

Object Name: turner, cake

Physical Description: metal, iron (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 15 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 40.3225 cm x 8.5725 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-fce2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_305547

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