The Washingtons welcomed many guest to Mount Vernon and the kitchen was always a busy place. In one year alone nearly 700 overnight guests lodged in the "pretty chambers" and many more singled out Mount Vernon as a necessary daytrip destination in Virginia. Expert in domestic and social skills, Martha Washington knew the art of a well-ordered household, how to keep a family contented and make guests welcome. Delicious food and drink was a centerpiece of Mount Vernon hospitality. Add this set of 4 hors d'ouevre forks to your party table. The top of the 4" forks are topped with a ¾" circa 1792 image of the West Front of the Mount Vernon Mansion.