Steam Cooker

Two-handled, cylindrical, wire-rimmed pot with perforated insert and opening in bottom where it is attached to a squat cylindrical shaft; made of two pieces, one wide and one narrow, with vertical folded seams. Shallow conical cover topped by a bracket strap handle has one soft-soldered lapped-seam. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
cooker, steam
date made
late 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rim material)
overall: 10 1/4 in x 11 1/4 in x 10 1/2 in; 26.035 cm x 28.575 cm x 26.67 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 Kenneth E. Jewett
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