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Flatware set

Description

Painted canvas roll w/ pouches for utensils. One side painted blue; the other side printed w/ blue flowers on cream ground. Two teaspoons and one serving spoon in tin w/ pointed deep bowl and flat rim, arrowhead neck and straight narrow shaft w/ modified fiddleback and small rat tail. Bottom of serving spoon bowl has heart motif. Teaspoon bowl decorated w/ heart and leaf motif. Two forks w/ three straight long tynes. Diamond shaped necks indenting to flared collar and canted rectangular ivory handles, one white and one brown. Two knives w/ rounded flat straight blades and indented molded collars. Canted rectangular handles, one in white, one in brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1900
Inscriptions
Marked: ""Tillotson Columbia Place Sheffield""
Associated Building
Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.).
Material
canvas
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
flatware
ivory (tooth component)
Painted
painting (coating)
SET, FLATWARE
Steel
steel (alloy)
Tin
tin (metal)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
13.5 x 8.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.331
Credit Line
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
GUSN
45857

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