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

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.