3221 – Salem Witch Spoon: Commemorative Spoon

Physical description:
Small teaspoon with witch decorations. Silvery/copper colour. The handle ends as a broomstick. From the end of the handle to the spoon there is the following decoration: a witch holding a broomstick standing in a crescent moon, pins, rope and a cat wit
Museum classification:
Originally purchased for 2016 Halloween exhibition, now in Images of Witchcraft
Size:
10cm x 2cm
Information:

This spoon commemorates the Salem Witch Trials and has the date 1692 written on it. This spoon is credited with starting the "American souvenir spoon craze" of the late 1800s/early 1900s.

Resource:
Object
Materials:
Metal
Copyright ownership:
Daniel Low