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Carving Fork

Description

Fork has two slender, sharp tines with thick heel, tapered shaft all of steel, mounted on mid-section is silver repousse band with ribbon-tied laurel festoons flanked by beading handle. Carved, rough, horn; silver end tip.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1845-1860
Associated Building
Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.).
Material
silver (metal)
steel (alloy)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
carving forks
FORK, CARVING
Silver
silver (metal)
Steel
steel (alloy)
Dimensions
9.25 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.413.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Caroline Barr Wade
GUSN
62530

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