Whisk

Whisk

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Description
Beater/whisk or drink mixer, with "archimedes" style up-and-down mechanism. Wooden, knob-shaped handle, painted red (now heavily faded). Spiralled metal shaft with metal casing, with encased metal coil spring, which allows for circular mixing action when handle is pushed. Two approximately 2" long coiled springs attached at end of shaft. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
beater
date made
1930-1940
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.8575 cm x 29.21 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
DL.322793.38
accession number
322793
collector/donor number
440
catalog number
322793.38
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eloise Green
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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