Ivory Canape Fork20th century
4 7/16 in. (11.2 cm)
Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 46.E1.7
Geography: North and Central America, Greenland, West Greenland
Classification: Tools and Equipment; Food Processing, Preparation, & Service
Culture/Nationality: Inuit, Greenlandic
Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keywordThis object has the following keywords:
- forks - Articles of flatware having a handle with a shank terminating in two or more tines, used to manipulate food especially in serving and eating.
- ivory - The modified form of dentin derived from animal teeth. The most common example is from the tusks of mature elephants; similar material is obtained from any tusked or large-toothed mammal such as a walrus or narwhal.
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Exhibition ListThis object was included in the following exhibitions:
- A Curious Group; a cabinet of curiosities Bryn Mawr College , Apr 4, 2014 – Jun 30, 2014
- Feed Your Head: Food as Material and Metaphor Bryn Mawr College , Nov 4, 2011 – Dec 20, 2011
- Frederica de Laguna: Teaching by Example Bryn Mawr College , Oct 1, 2006 – Mar 1, 2007
Bibliography ListThe following Bibliography exist for this object:
and Nathanael Roesch.
A Curious Group.
Bryn Mawr College.
Bryn Mawr, PA, April 4–June 1, 2014
Figure Number: Fauna 15
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