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Food strainer

1985.300 (RS118634)

Description

Undecorated gray sheet metal w/ traces of black paint. Shallow circular head w/ straight sides canting out to a circular mouth w/ rolled-under lip. Flat bottom pierced as a strainer. Elongated handle w/ molded rat-tail decoration in center, terminating in a rounded end w/ oval piercing for hanging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
tinning
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
cookware
iron (metal)
STRAINER
strainers (culinary tools)
Tinned
tinning
Unidentified Metal
Dimensions
4.25 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.300
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25044

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