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
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of Elsie Howland Quinby in memory of Mrs. Duncan Cameron (through Woodson P. Houghton, Dr. Richard H. Howland, and Donald Lewis Wright)
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