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Object Name Spoon, Berry
Object Number 1914.767.1
Collection Lucy Webb Hayes
Description silver ladle-shaped spoon; handle curves; bowl is oblong and comes to points on both sides; has a cut-out flower and vine pattern; handle is ornate with "LWH" engraved near the top; engraved on the back "From Gen'l. and Mrs. J.G. Mitchell"; bowl has a yellowish gold tone.
Date 1877/12/31
Dimensions W-2.756 L-6.614 inches
Material metal
Event Silver Wedding Anniversary
Provenance gift of General and Mrs. John G. Mitchell to Rutherford and Lucy Hayes on their 25th wedding anniversary, December 30, 1877.
People Mitchell, John
Search Terms Silver wedding anniversary
December 30, 1877