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Cooking Fork

Cooking Fork

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Description
Long-handled fork with two, circular-section, curved tines having rounded shoulders and an arched tab at neck; shaft is square in section at neck, rounded at center and flattened at top, ending in a small, backward-scroll hook with single curl. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fork, hearth
date made
1780 - 1840
place made
United States: Middle Atlantic
place used
United States: Middle Atlantic
place purchased
United States: Pennsylvania, Shawnee on Delaware
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 28 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 72.7075 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
DL.64.0436
catalog number
64.0436
accession number
252005
Credit Line
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Kler
subject
Cooking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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