Child's Fork


Small, full-tang, three-tined fork with slender baluster stem, integral bolster and rounded bone scales inlaid with a large brass dot on front and secured by two brass pins. No marks. From a two-piece child's or youth's flatware set (knife [marked "FOR A GOOD / CHILD”] and fork), 1986.0531.092-.093.

Date Made: ca 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England

Subject: ChildrenEatingFood CultureGifts & Presents


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: 1986.0531.093Accession Number: 1986.0531Catalog Number: 1986.0531.093

Object Name: forkObject Type: cutlery

Physical Description: bone (handle material)metal, steel (overall material)metal, brass (pins material)Measurements: overall: 7/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 1.11125 cm x 13.0175 cm x 1.27 cm


Record Id: nmah_323903

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