Patty Pan

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The Copp family of Stonington, Connecticut owned this patty-pan at their home during the 18th and 19th century. The patty pan was cookware used to make small meat-filled pastries known as patty’s or pasty’s.
The Copp Collection contains a variety of household objects that the Copp family of Connecticut used from around 1700 until the mid-1800s. Part of the Puritan Great Migration from England to Boston, the family eventually made their home in New London County, Connecticut, where their textiles, clothes, utensils, ceramics, books, bibles, and letters provide a vivid picture of daily life. More of the collection from the Division of Home and Community Life can be viewed by searching accession number 28810.
Currently not on view
date made
before 1894
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
overall: 3/4 in x 6 5/8 in x 7 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 16.8275 cm x 18.415 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of John Brenton Copp
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Copp Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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