Bread Raiser

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Deep, circular, footed bowl with an inset, low-domed, ventilated cover; both bowl and cover are flared with wire-rolled rims. Cover has a small bracket handle riveted in place above its perforated top; bowl has two wire lug handles riveted below rim. No marks.
Used for proofing bread dough.
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1895
place made
United States: New England
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims; handle material)
overall: 11 3/4 in x 22 in x 20 5/8 in; 29.845 cm x 55.88 cm x 52.3875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. and Mrs. Fielding Pope Meigs
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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