Fork, Pastry
1910 Approximate
Pasty Fork. Material: metal. Size: 1 5/8" x 7 1/2". Description: silver plated metal, three ordinary tines and one larger, toothed tine; pattern on handle of berries and flowers, beaded edging around handle.
Ruth Stewart was the estate executor for Dorothy Moriarty who died in March of 2012. Dorothy Moriarty was the niece to Frank and Barbara Goodspeed of Waseca. A pastry fork, also known as a "pie fork", is a fork designed for eating pastries and other desserts while holding a plate. The fork has 3 or 4 tines. The 3 tine fork has a larger, flattened and beveled tine on the side while the 4 tine fork has the 1st and 2nd tine connected or bridged together and beveled.