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Child's Fork

Child's Fork

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Small, three-tined fork with slender baluster stem fitted into a slightly flared bone handle, roughly oblong in section, with rounded end; no bolster. No marks. From a two-piece child's or youth's flatware set (knife [marked "FOR [A G]OOD CHILD"] and fork), 1986.0531.086-.087.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Object Type
date made
ca 1850
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
steel (tine, shaft and tang material)
bone (handle material)
overall: 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in x 1/2 in;.635 cm x 14.2875 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Food Culture
Gifts & Presents
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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