Toast Rack

Six-slice toast rack with seven ogival arch dividers, triangular in section and rising in height towards center, attached to a rectangular frame with wavy outside edge and central, lengthwise crosspiece on four cast claw-and-ball feet with scrolled knees and brackets. Vertical rod attached to center diver is topped by a cast oval scrollwork handle. Partially legible, incised script on underside of frame.
Currently not on view
Object Name
rack, toast
date made
1850 - 1900
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 17.4 cm x 11 cm; 6 7/8 in x 4 5/16 in
overall: 7 7/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 20.0025 cm x 18.415 cm x 11.43 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
place used
United Kingdom: England, South Tyneside, South Shields
United States: Wisconsin, Menomonie
United States: Minnesota, Lake Park
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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