San Jancinto Museum of History

T&E FOR MATERIALS
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  • FORK, DINNER

  • CATEGORY: T&E FOR MATERIALS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 8"L x 1 1/8"W
  • DATE MADE: c. 1836

Description

Silver table fork. Four tines. Fiddleback. Engraved in script on reverse of handle "San Jacinto S".


Provenance

Belonged to Sidney Sherman. Made of silver from Santa Anna's saddle captured at the battle of San Jacinto. The donor is the daughter of Sue Sherman Murphy and granddaughter of Sidney Sherman.

  • ASSOCIATED VETERAN: Sherman, Sidney and Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna
  • CREDIT LINE: Garnett, Carrie Bell


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