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Metal scoop

Description:

Food preparation was labour intensive during the Victorian period as all foods were unprocessed and had to be prepared daily. 


This scoop is white metal curved into a semicircle. The open end is curved outwards while the other end is sealed by a flat section of metal soldered on. There is no handle. This would have used to scoop tea or flour.

Materials/Media:
white metal
Dimensions:
length 157mm, width 73mm, depth (base) 32mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:0207.115
Digital Number:
DMDM049n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council