Miniature Stove Door

Miniature Stove Door

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Description
Child's Victorian cook stove of cast iron. Consists of square iron box mounted on base, all supported by three flaring, reeded iron legs. Sides have cast foliation. On top are four burnters, three with lids. On back is replaceable stove pipe in two sections. Included with the stove are two spouted kettles, two saucepans, one with lid, one skillet, one kettle with swinging handle and lid and one small iron. Section between front burners can be removed revealing oval burner for flat iron.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
door, stove, miniature
Other Terms
Stove Door; Toys
date made
after 1850
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 1.905 cm x 13.0175 cm x 6.6675 cm
ID Number
DL.61.1061M
catalog number
61.1061M
accession number
115031
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Daniel Gardner
subject
Toys
Cooking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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