Frying Pan


Stamped sheet-steel frying pan with flared sides, flat bottom, and an integral, horizontal, molded, "cold" handle that is wrapped on top with tinned sheet metal to leave room for air inside; rounded end with reinforced hanging hole. Metal wrapping is stamped in relief "MADE IN / U.S.A." to left of "NATIONAL", in sans serif letters, followed by a flourish and a sideways "0".

Date Purchased; Date Used: 1926

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


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Credit Line: Gift of George W. Andrews

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1984.0527.03Accession Number: 1984.0527Catalog Number: 1984.0527.03

Object Name: pan, frying

Physical Description: steel, sheet (overall material)metal, tinned sheet (handle covering material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in x 15 7/8 in x 8 3/8 in; 5.715 cm x 40.3225 cm x 21.2725 cm


Record Id: nmah_322857

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