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turner, cake

turner, cake

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Description
Wrought iron cake turner or spatula. Long handle with flat, slightly tapered shaft and formed hook at top. Soldered (possibly a later repair?) and riveted to a square-shaped blade. No mark. Heavily rusted. Masking tape and residue on underside of blade. A number has been written at a later date to the topside of the blade.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
turner, cake
date made
c. 1760-1830
place made; place used
United States
Physical Description
metal, iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7/8 in x 15 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 2.2225 cm x 40.3225 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
DL.306695.0020
catalog number
306695.0020
accession number
306695
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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