Flatware set

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1840-1900

GUSN

GUSN-45857

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

Descriptive Terms

flatware
canvas
ivory (tooth component)
painting (coating)
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Tin
Steel
Vegetable Ivory
Coated Canvas
Painted
SET, FLATWARE

Inscription

Marked: ""Tillotson Columbia Place Sheffield""

Associated Building

Original to Casey Farm (Saunderstown, R.I.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

13.5 x 8.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Edward P. Casey

Accession Number

1955.331