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Bird or small fowl roaster with six hinged wire hooks (one pair over two pairs) inside the reflector and a vertical, tapered, C-shaped strap handle with scrolled lower terminal on the outside that allows it to stand upright. Made from two pieces joined by a folded seam, then cut and folded at a right angle at bottom to create a drip pan and at a shallow or obtuse angle at top to reflect heat. Continuous wire-rolled rim; handle fastened by bent ends of its wire edges. No marks.
Currently not on view
date made
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims; hooks material)
overall: 9 in x 11 1/2 in x 7 in; 22.86 cm x 29.21 cm x 17.78 cm
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catalog number
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Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History