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FORK, CHILD'S
[Food Service Tools and Equipment]


Accession Number: 1980.236.70

Physical Description: Four-tine child's fork. Two center tines slightly longer than outside tines. Handle flared with rounded ends. Flower, fan, and striped design and front and a little bit on backs. End slightly curved up. Monogram space on front with handle. "St. James" pattern.

History of Object: Artifact found at Fort Hays with no accession number, April 1980.

Date: Between 1881 and 1898

Dimensions (in cm): L: 6" W: 3/4" H: 7/8"

Marks/Inscriptions: [stamped in back of handle; image of bird] WM ROGERS [star] 3. // [monogram on front of handle] RS. //

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Origin, Place of: Meriden (Conn.)

Creators and Contributors

    Simpson, Hall, Miller and Company

Status: Cataloged

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