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front Carving Fork
c. 1905
This carving fork was made by Lamson & Goodnow Company of Shelburne Falls, the largest cutlery producer in the U.S. in 1860.
front Elm Burl Bowl
Native Americans made and used this wooden bowl between 1000 and 300 years ago.
front Birch bark bowl
c. 1790
A Penobscot artisan made this small birch bark bowl in the late 18th century.
front Tin-Glazed Earthenware Plate
c. 1760
This English-made tin-glazed plate sported exotic Oriental motifs and was considered more valuable and far more stylish than locally produced redware pottery.
front Cruet Set
Cruet sets like this mahogany stand with blown glass condiment bottles appeared frequently on 19th-century dining tables.
front Ceramic vessel
Producing ceramic objects like these is a specialized process usually associated with agrarian societies.
front Burl bowl
c. 1790
Although Americans could purchase dishes and utensils for cooking and eating, many people made their own.
document Gate-leg Table
This table could accommodate larger numbers of people around it by swinging out elaborately turned "gate legs" to hold up two hinged drop leaves.
Cover "The Pocumtuc Housewife; A Guide to Domestic Cookery"
In 1906 a group of women from the Parish Guild in Deerfield, Massachusetts, produced a cookbook patterned after those of the 19th century.
front Plate "Massachusetts State House"
Elizabeth Allen of Joppa Village, Massachusetts, spent some of the money she earned braiding straw hats to purchase this transfer-print plate of the Massachusetts State House.


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