Bird or small fowl roaster with six hinged wire hooks (one pair over two pairs) inside the reflector and a vertical, tapered, C-shaped strap handle with scrolled lower terminal on the outside that allows it to stand upright. Made from two pieces joined by a folded seam, then cut and folded at a right angle at bottom to create a drip pan and at a shallow or obtuse angle at top to reflect heat. Continuous wire-rolled rim; handle fastened by bent ends of its wire edges. No marks.

Date Made: 1800-1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388227Catalog Number: 388227Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: roaster

Physical Description: iron (overall material)tin (overall material)iron wire (rims; hooks material)Measurements: overall: 9 in x 11 1/2 in x 7 in; 22.86 cm x 29.21 cm x 17.78 cm


Record Id: nmah_309729

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