Whisk

Whisk

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Description
Fixed whisk or whip, heavy bent steel tinned wire. Oval-shaped "spoon" bowl. Flat wire whip with coiled wires stretched laterally across spoon bowl. Twisted wire shaft inserted into wooden handle, unlaquered, light-colored wood in "teardrop" shape, with metal eyelet at end for hanging. Used to beat eggs or cream. No mark.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
whisk
date made
1934-1945
place made
United States
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 11 3/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 3.175 cm x 28.8925 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
DL.322793.47
accession number
322793
collector/donor number
449
catalog number
322793.47
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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