Object ID
2007.1.6.6
Object Name
Spoon, Ice Cream
Date Created
1900s
Material
Pewter
Object Entities
ACORN-COOPER, (created by)
SANGALIS, THEADORE (owned by)
Sangalis, Diana (is related to)
Sangalis, Theadore (is related to)
Object Description
LARGE ICE CREAM SPOON. Tarnished. beneath the handle is a brand imprinted that reads "ACORN-COOPER"
Origin
Ice cream is thought to be invented in the Persian empire around 450 BC. snow was storred inside yahkchals and then flavored to be eaten during the hot summer. Since then the recipe evolved though centuries a cultures, It is eaten mainly as a dessert in Greek and American cultures and serving dishes such as these may have been used for special occassions.
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Citation
Spoon, Ice Cream, 1900s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10438. Accessed 03/07/21.