fork, dinner; cutlery, set, part of


Fork, with matching knife (see 1986.0531.136). Three-tined with flat, tapered stem and pewter bolster inserted into a tapered black hard rubber handle with rounded sides and butt. Scratched overall, minor discoloration on metal. No mark.

Blade of matching knife is etched: “J. RUSSELL & Co/GREEN RIVER WORKS”

Maker is John Russell & Company, Turner Falls, Massachusetts, 1834-present.

Date Made: after 1856

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts

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


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0531.137Accession Number: 1986.0531Catalog Number: 1986.531.137

Object Name: fork, dinnerObject Type: cutleryOther Terms: Fork, Dinner; Cutlery

Physical Description: metal, steel (overall material)rubber (handle material)metal, pewter (bolster material)Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 7 7/8 in x 3/4 in; 1.27 cm x 20.0025 cm x 1.905 cm


Record Id: nmah_323948

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