Shaker Museum

Pan, Bread

Bread pan, Hancock, MA

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Massachusetts, Hancock

Bread pan. Small bucket-like container with hinged lid and hasp. Constructed of tin-plated sheet metal, bucket of two-panels plus bottom, joints crimped and soldered, rim wire rolled, tilting ring soldered to bottom rim. Lid conical with soldered overlap and flange crimped and soldered on. Lid is hinged with a loop of wire held by hinge leaves rolled around wire. One is soldered to bucket; the other to the lid. The hasp is hinged similarly but soldered only to lid. Hasp consists of a coiled strap with a slot cut through the flat portion that fits over a projecting spur soldered to bucket.


8 x 6 1/8 in. (20.3 x 15.5 cm)


The pan was purchased by the donor from Edgar Crete, a caretaker at the Hancock Shaker community.

Massachusetts, Hancock

Massachusetts,  Hancock

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Shaker Museum Pan, Bread. Accessed on May 7, 2021

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