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Ivory Canape Fork

20th century
Ivory

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

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This 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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Additional Image 46.E1.7_BMC_f_2.jpg
46.E1.7_BMC_f_2.jpg

Exhibition List
This 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 List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Carrie Robbins 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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