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Beverage service from Wormley's Hotel

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Manufactured by
Gorham Manufacturing Company, American, founded 1831
Created by
Linsenmayer, George
Used by
Wormley's Hotel, American, 1871 - 1897
Wormley, James, American, 1819 - 1884
Medium
Pot: silver-plated metal and ivory;
Sugarbowl and lid: silver-plated metal;
Creamer: silver-plated metal
Type
coffee services
tea services
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1885
Description
A silver plated beverage service including three (3) unmatched pieces, a pot for tea or coffee (.1), a sugarbowl with lid (.2), and creamer (.3) used at Wormley's Hotel in Washington, DC.
Topic
African American
Business
Cooking and dining
Local and regional
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Thomas Lewis
Object number
2013.104
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Decorative Arts, Craft, and Design
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture