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Catalog Number 2011.035.004
Description Bread Box, c. 1930s. Metal bread box is light green and lid is dark green. Box is rectangular in shape with curved corners. Has a silver raised lip around base. In center of one long side is a filled in circle made with a series of small holes for ventilation. About one inch below the rim of the box is a raised ridge forming the lip on which the lid rests. Lid is rectangular with rounded corners. Has a raised silver lip around the base. Smaller rectangle is debossed on top. In center of lid is a glass knob. Knob is cut glass with ten sides. Bulges at top and tapers to a narrow base. Is attached to lid with a screw which goes from top of knob through the lid.
Object Name Box, Bread
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Bread Box, c. 1930s
Date c. 1930s
Inscription Text none
Dimensions H-5.375 W-12.125 D-5.5 inches
Search Terms Boxes
Food, Preservation and Storage
Subjects Bread