Bread Raiser

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
Object Name
pan, dough
raiser, bread
date made
ca 1895
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims; handle material)
overall: 9 1/4 in x 19 3/4 in; 23.495 cm x 50.165 cm
overall: 11 3/4 in x 22 in x 20 5/8 in; 29.845 cm x 55.88 cm x 52.3875 cm
place made
United States: New England
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. and Mrs. Fielding Pope Meigs
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