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Dinner Fork (USA), ca. 1982

This is a Dinner fork. It was designed by Robert Wilhite and made by S Dorman. It is dated ca. 1982 and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is silver (sterling). It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Robert Wilhite. It is credited Gift of Robert Wilhite.

Its dimensions are

L x W x D: 22 x 2.4 x 2 cm (8 11/16 x 15/16 x 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

On handle: " 925 [copyright] WILHITE/ S. DORMAN [in script]"; On upper handle: small 'x' overlapping larger cross (like star).

Cite this object as

Dinner Fork (USA), ca. 1982; Designed by Robert Wilhite (b. 1946); silver (sterling); L x W x D: 22 x 2.4 x 2 cm (8 11/16 x 15/16 x 13/16 in.); Gift of Robert Wilhite; 1992-45-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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