Toast Rack

Description
Six-slice toast rack with seven, equal-height, semicircular looped wire dividers attached to a reeded rectangular frame with incurved ends and central, lengthwise crosspiece; four cast shell feet have three plumes or Prince of Wales' feathers motif at knees. Center divider is topped by a cast C and S scroll, trapezoidal handle. Frame underside is struck "A. E. WARNER" in raised roman letters in a scalloped rectangle and with a raised "11" in a clipped-corner surround.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rack, toast
date made
1830 - 1860
maker
Warner, Andrew Ellicott
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/4 in x 6 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 16.1925 cm x 13.335 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
place used
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
1988.0762.01
accession number
1988.0762
catalog number
1988.0762.01
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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