Sulfur Burner

Description
Small, chevron or broad V-shaped pan with a punchwork-decorated cover enclosing one half of its top and a damaged handle socket riveted to one side. Cover design features five holly-leaf shapes and four pointed ovals bordered by circles. Pan is made of one piece, cut, folded and fastened by a domed rivet at front center. Cover edges are folded over pan to secure in place. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
burner, sulfur
date made
1800-1900
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 5 in; 7.3025 cm x 15.875 cm x 12.7 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*388694
catalog number
388694
accession number
182022
subject
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
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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