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Spider Skillet

Spider Skillet

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Description
Spider or circular skillet on three, tall legs, rectangular in section, that are triple-riveted to sides. Skillet is forged from a single piece of iron with rounded sides, flat bottom and an integral, long, tapered handle, rectangular in section, that is bent at an angle above rim and ends in a rattail loop. Top of handle shaft with partially legible stamp "WALKER & C\o" in incuse serif letters inside a rectangular surround.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spider
date made
19th century
ca 1790-1840
place made
United States: Pennsylvania
Physical Description
iron, wrought (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 7/8 in x 31 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in; 53.0225 cm x 80.645 cm x 34.29 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.20
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.20
Credit Line
Estate of John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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