Hanging Holder

Hanging Holder

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Quarter-circle pan with flat, curved front edge and two, wire-rimmed, straight sides that is attached to a long, straight, metal-wrapped, looped wire handle on back of one side with two rivets. Pan is made from one piece, cut and folded into shape; no solder visible. No marks.
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Object Name
holder, hanging
Object Type
Lighting Devices
Lighting Devices
Other Terms
Candleholder; Lighting Devices; Socket
date made
late 19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (handle; rim; sides material)
overall: 5 1/4 in x 19 3/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 13.335 cm x 50.165 cm x 13.0175 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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