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Catalog Number 2011.035.003
Description 1 1/2 Cup Aluminum Measuring Cup, c. 1930s. Aluminum metal measuring cup is cylindrical in shape with a rounded bottom and lip that tapers outward slightly. Sides have ridges marking measurements from 1/3 to 4/3 on one side and 1/4 to 5/4 on the other. Measurements are written at words and embossed above their respective ridge. Ridge marking the one cup extends around entire cup. Strap metal handle is oval in shape and attached by two rivets. Embossed triangles decorate the handle at both ends where it is attached to the cup. Two indentations on inner rim at opposite sides, for pouring.
Object Name Cup, Measuring
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title 1 1/2 Cup Aluminum Measuring Cup, c. 1930s
Date c. 1930s
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "ONE & A HALF / ONE & ONE FOURTH / ONE CUP / THREE FOURTHS / ONE HALF / ONE FOURTH" (embossed text interspersed with raised horizonal bars on one side); "ONE & ONE THIRD / ONE CUP / TWO THIRDS / ONE THIRD" (embossed text interspersed with raised horizonal bars on one side)
Dimensions H-3 W-4.375 D-3.625 inches
Search Terms Baking
Cooking
Cooking Equipment
Cups
Kitchen
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Ware
Subjects Baking
Cookery
Food preparation
Kitchens
Measuring