Pickle Tongs

Pickle Tongs

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Wire spring-type tongs with curvilinear decorative pieces soldered to the outside of both arms and three-clawed oval grips attached at their ends. No marks. From pickle caster, 1979.0800.01-.04.
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Object Name
tongs, pickle
date made
ca 1880
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
place used
United States: Virginia, Chase City
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
brass (bow material)
overall: 1 in x 6 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 15.875 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Anna H. Newby
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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