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Scoop

Scoop

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Description
Closed-top grocer's scoop with closed socket handle on an angled, conical base. Cylindrical body is made in two pieces, a plain-edged bottom half and rolled-edge top half, joined by folded seams; slightly rounded top has folded edge. Soft-soldered handle and base have lapped seams; handle end is folded over a flat cap. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
scoop
date made
1870 - 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 11 1/2 in x 4 7/8 in; 12.7 cm x 29.21 cm x 12.3825 cm
ID Number
DL.238049.0049
catalog number
238049.0049
accession number
238049
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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