Deep, circular strainer attached with three rivets to a long handle twisted at center and flattened into shaped ends with a bent-back hook at top; a U-bent clip is soldered to the rolled rim opposite handle. Bowl is perforated with small holes arranged into a spiral. Rivets hammered on front and back. Possible stamp at front top of handle. No other marks.
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Object Name
Physical Description
brass (bowl; clip; rivets material)
iron (handle material)
overall: 2 1/2 in x 15 in x 4 3/4 in; 6.35 cm x 38.1 cm x 12.065 cm
place made
United States: New England
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 Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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