Ice Cream Mold

Description
Two-quart, rectangular box mold with a flat cover topped by a rectangular wire handle attached slightly askew at center under a bowtie-shaped plate. Cover and box have wire-rolled rims; the cover is made in one piece, while the box has two pieces for the sides and a flat bottom, all edges folded and soft-soldered. Handle plate is stamped incuse "2 Qt." in serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mold, ice-cream
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims; handle material)
Measurements
overall: 22.3 cm; 8 3/4 in
overall: 3 3/4 in x 8 7/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 9.525 cm x 22.5425 cm x 11.43 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England
ID Number
DL*238049.0076
catalog number
238049.0076
accession number
238049
subject
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 Kenneth E. Jewett
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