Ice-Cream Tasting Spoon

Ice-Cream Tasting Spoon

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Description
Small, stamped sheet-metal spoon with ovoid bowl and flat, drop-shape handle having an outer bead around a fleur-de-lis in terminal and narrow ridge at neck extended into the bowl to add strength. Plain, cut edges. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spoon
Object Type
cutlery
date made
1890 - 1940
1890 - 1920
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 3 7/16 in x 7/8 in;.9525 cm x 8.73125 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
1986.0531.101
accession number
1986.0531
catalog number
1986.531.101
subject
Commercial Furnishings
Eating
Food Culture
Ice Cream
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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