Fork from the Tubman household

Image for Fork from the Tubman household
Created by
Unidentified
Owned by
Tubman, Harriet, American, 1822 - 1913
Medium
wood and metal
Dimensions
H x W: 7 1/2 x 1 in. (19.1 x 2.5 cm)
Type
forks
Place used
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1870s
Description
Wooden-handled fork from the Tubman household.
Topic
African American
Cooking and dining
Domestic life
United States--History--1865-1921
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number
2009.50.35b
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Exhibition
Defending Freedom, Defining Freedom: The Era of Segregation, 1876-1968
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 2, C 2053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture