Bread or Loaf Pan

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Ribbed or corrugated cylindrical baking pan with cut and folded flat ends; made in two, identical, long halves with gold-finished interiors that lock together with a wire bracket handle at one end. Both halves have a continuous, horizontal flange with folded rim that has three negative notches on one end and three positive bumps on the other (the two at sides punched to hold the wire handle); flipping the halves in opposite directions fits them together, while the handle swings to fit between the ridges and lock the pan shut. Both halves are identically stamped incuse on the flange "PATENTED" in sans serif letters.
Silver & Co., of Brooklyn, NY, began producing plain and fluted, round loaf pans beginning in the 1890s.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
lacquer (interior finish material)
gold (interior finish material)
overall: 4 3/4 in x 12 7/8 in x 5 3/8 in; 12.065 cm x 32.7025 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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