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Catalog Number 2011.035.001
Description Enamel Colander, c. 1930s. Enamel metal colander has a porcelain finish that is seafoam green on the outside and pale peach on the inside. Bottom of bowl narrows to a circular base with a raised lip at the very bottom. Base forms a dome shape, to which the main bowl of the colander is attached. Base is hollow. Bowl is perforated throughout, for straining. Bowl tapers outwards to a half-inch flat lip. Two small handles are attached on each side just under the lip of the bowl. Handles are a rounded rectangular shape and are painted green.
Object Name Colander
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Enamel Colander, c. 1930s
Date c. 1930s
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text None.
Dimensions H-4.5 W-13 D-10 inches
Search Terms 1930s
Cooking
Cooking Equipment
Kitchen Equipment
strainer
Subjects Cookery
Food preparation