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"Blood's Improved Sifter"

"Blood's Improved Sifter"

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Currently not on view
Object Name
Sifter
sifter
date made
ca 1861 - 1885
Associated Date
1861-09-17
maker
Dover Stamping Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
place patented
United States: Massachusetts, Lynn
Physical Description
cedar, white (frame material)
maple (grip; rollers material)
iron (wire mesh material)
iron, tinned sheet (tacking strips material)
ink (label material)
paper (label material)
paint (stenciling material)
Measurements
overall, stored on side: 10 1/8 in x 10 3/8 in x 10 5/8 in; 25.7175 cm x 26.3525 cm x 26.9875 cm
ID Number
DL.257491.0110
catalog number
257491.110
257491.110
accession number
257491
catalog number
257491.0110
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Kenneth E. Jewett
subject
Household Tools and Equipment
kitchen
Laundry
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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