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Spider Skillet

Spider Skillet

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Description
Skillet on three semicircular legs with a beaded lip and an integral, tapered, D-section handle chamfered or notched beneath its square end; rounded sides and flat bottom. Hollow cast with single gate mark on bottom exterior. No additional marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
skillet
date made
ca 1800-1840
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 14 5/8 in x 8 in; 7.62 cm x 37.1475 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
DL.388248
catalog number
388248
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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