Steam Cooker

Steam Cooker

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Description
Two-pot vegetable steamer or cooker. The upper pot has a low-domed, molded cover with arched strap handle, two horizontal strap handles at sides, and is double-walled with a perforated liner, while the lower pot has a closed-end, conical handle reinforced where it is soldered to the pot, a horizontal assist or carrying handle on the opposite side, and a flat copper bottom. Both pots are wire-rimmed with vertical folded seams. Lower pot is stamped inside bottom in raised san serif letters "KREAMER" inside an oval, and has an attached, bead-bordered brass tag on one side that reads "WOODWARD & LOTHROP / WASHINGTON D.C."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cooker, steam
date made
1898
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
place retailed
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (lid material)
iron wire (rims material)
copper (lower pot bottom material)
brass (tag material)
Measurements
overall: 11 7/8 in x 14 5/8 in x 9 in; 30.1625 cm x 37.1475 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
DL.178207
catalog number
178207
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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