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Dessert Fork

Dessert Fork

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Currently not on view
Object Name
fork
Object Type
flatware
date made
ca 1838
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
place owned; place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 18.3 cm x 2.4 cm; 7 3/16 in x 15/16 in
overall: 15/16 in x 7 1/8 in x 7/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 18.0975 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
DL.62.0169S
catalog number
62.0169S
accession number
238990
Credit Line
Gift in Memory of Mrs. Frederic Duncan McKenney by Mrs. A. Wallace Dunn
subject
Eating
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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