Dish Cover

Circular, wire mesh or cloth dome with a black-japanned band around the bottom edge, and a bowl- or vase-shaped wooden knop attached at top along with stamped rosettes on either side of mesh. No marks. Band bent and misshapen; sections of wire mesh are no longer attached to it.
Currently not on view
Object Name
cover, dish
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
iron wire (overall material)
iron (band; rosettes material)
tin (band; rosettes material)
paint (exterior decoration material)
wood (handle material)
overall: 6 3/4 in x 10 7/8 in; 17.145 cm x 27.6225 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 Mrs. George Morgenstern
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