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Pan, Roasting

Pan, Canterbury, NH

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New Hampshire, Canterbury

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.


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

New Hampshire Canterbury

New Hampshire Canterbury

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Shaker Museum Pan, Roasting. Accessed on July 20, 2024


1953.6589.1 - Mold, Food - Popcorn ball press made by Brother Alexander Y. Cochrane, Canterbury, NH


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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.