Noggin

Date: 
1850-1930
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 × 11 × 5 in. (17.8 × 27.9 × 12.7 cm)
Description: 
Cylindrical wooden pitcher with vertical slat handle.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1594
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1930
eMuseum Object ID: 
8448
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pastry jagger

Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Ivory, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. ( 3.8 x 14 x 4.8 cm )
Description: 
Pastry jagger (or crimper) rotates on metal pin which attaches wheel to heavily pierced handle.
Object Number: 
INV.7601
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
8407
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Pastry jagger

Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Ivory, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 3/4 in. ( 19 x 4.8 x 1.9 cm )
Description: 
Ivory carved pastry jagger (or crimper) with crimped edges; handle on four columns enclosing a free sphere; metal plate forms joint between handle and three-tined fork.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Rutherford Oakes Ainslie
Object Number: 
1943.48
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
8400
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Mouse trap

Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Wood, string
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 × 9 3/4 × 9 1/2 in. (14 × 24.8 × 24.1 cm)
Description: 
Covered and varnished wood mousetrap with a spoon to hold bait and wood block to fall on mouse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number: 
1938.257
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
8074
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Ell measure

Date: 
ca. 1800-1850
Medium: 
Pine
Dimensions: 
Overall: 32 x 1 x 1 in. ( 81.3 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Pine ell measure with four tapering sides and cylindrical handle; decorated all over with chipped carved geometric designs.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Stone Voorhies and Mrs. Arlene Brooks Voorhies
Object Number: 
1942.256
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this rod was used by the Hubbard and Williamson families of Gravesend, Brooklyn, to smooth feather beds. Its original use was probably as an ell measure, a device used in the home for measuring lengths of fabric.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
7925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Coffee grinder

Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 × 10 3/4 × 8 1/2 in. (19.1 × 27.3 × 21.6 cm)
Description: 

Coffee mill made of cast iron hopper with handle affixed to wooden board; metal plaque attached to hopper.

Object Number: 
INV.627
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
7445
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Spoon

Date: 
1750-1850
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. ( 17.8 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Wood spoon with ovoid bowl, twisted stem with cartouche surmounted by a rooster.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number: 
Z.105
Inscriptions: 
hand-written written: paper label affixed to stem reverse: "2618 / Eng."
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
7202
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Funnel

Date: 
ca. 1725-1825
Medium: 
Wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 19 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Turned and carved treenware funnel with molded rim and tapered shaft.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number: 
1937.1598
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1825
eMuseum Object ID: 
7133
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Fork

Date: 
1790-1825
Medium: 
Steel, bone
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 x 7 x 1 in. ( 2.5 x 17.8 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 

Two-pronged steel fork with bone handle.

Object Number: 
1487
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1825
eMuseum Object ID: 
7107
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Scoop/ladle

Date: 
ca. 1775-1850
Medium: 
Maple
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 × 6 1/8 × 4 in. (3.8 × 15.6 × 10.2 cm)
Description: 
Carved treenware scoop (or lable) made of maple with oval bowl and flat tapered handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number: 
1920.110
Provenance: 
Formerly of the George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1850
eMuseum Object ID: 
7022
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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