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Fruit/orange spoon from the Rock Rest Tourist Home

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Oneida Limited, American, founded 1880  Search this
Subject of:
Rock Rest Tourist Home, American, 1948 - 1976  Search this
Owned by:
Clayton Sinclair, American  Search this
Hazel Sinclair, American  Search this
Medium:
silver on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3/8 × 5 7/8 × 1 1/8 in. (1 × 15 × 2.9 cm)
Type:
silverware
Place collected:
Kittery, York County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Sherrill, Oneida County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1956
Description:
An Oneida Silver fruit/orange spoon from the Rock Rest Tourist Home. The silver-plated spoon is from Oneida’s Twilight by Community pattern. The bowl of the spoon comes to a pointed tip. The neck of the spoon is narrow and has a molded decorative element of four elongated scallops. Below the scallops, the handle is squared and tapers inwards slightly at the bottom. Stamped text on the back of the handle reads [Twilight / Community].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black interiors  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail, Inc.
Object number:
2011.12.59.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
Rights assessment and proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Rock Rest Tourist Home Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ce98352e-7270-4c41-9d44-8e39bda5e374
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.12.59.7