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Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
4 1/4 x 7/8 x 1/4 in. (10.8 x 2.2 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
spoons
Date:
ca. 1900-1930s
Description:
A souvenir spoon from Florida. The raised design on the bowl features a flamingo standing next to a tree on a shoreline with the text [FLORIDA]. The design on the front of the handle features a caricature of a boy's face and an alligator, its tail wrapped around the boy's head. The back of the handle features the back of the boy’s head and three palm trees. Raised lettering on the handle, next to a small four-leaf clover, reads [STERLING · THOMAS TUGBY ·]
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.39
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.39