Shaker Museum

Pan, Roasting

Pan, Canterbury, NH

Object ID
1953.6585.1a,b
Community
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Description

Tin popcorn pan (a) with lid (b). Pan has a rectangular shape which tapers toward the base. Interior of pan is painted black. Side seams are folded over in triangles and riveted at point. Rims are wire rolled. Below rims on each short side is an oval handle 4 1/8" x 2 1/4" attached to side by a tin bracket. Above side handles is a set of semi-circular handles on lid, 1 1/2" x 1 1/8". Underside of lid has a 1" lip which keeps the lid in place. Exterior of all and interior of lid are painted a blue/silver.

Notes

This pan was used to pop popcorn over a fire; the popcorn was used to make molasses popcorn balls using press 1953.6589.1.

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