Animation of the Day: Tea Spoon from Ferry Farm

by Bernard K. Means, Director of the Virtual Curation Laboratory

 

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Today’s animation is a tea spoon recovered archaeologically at George Washington’s Ferry Farm.  This spoon was used when tea was served in the Ferry Farm house, an important aspect of the proper duties of a gentry-class woman in the 18th century.

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Categories: 18th century, Animation of the day, Gallery, George Washington's Ferry Farm, tea ceremony | Tags: , | Leave a comment

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