Child's Fork

Child's Fork

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Description
Small, full-tang, three-tined fork with slender baluster stem, integral bolster and rounded bone scales inlaid with a large brass dot on front and secured by two brass pins. No marks. From a two-piece child's or youth's flatware set (knife [marked "FOR A GOOD / CHILD”] and fork), 1986.0531.092-.093.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fork
Object Type
cutlery
date made
ca 1850
place made
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
bone (handle material)
metal, steel (overall material)
metal, brass (pins material)
Measurements
overall: 7/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 1/2 in; 1.11125 cm x 13.0175 cm x 1.27 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.093
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.0531.093
subject
Children
Eating
Food Culture
Gifts & Presents
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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