Tin/ Food

Object Number: 
2002.1.2538
Date: 
1890-1910
Medium: 
Metal, wood
Dimensions: 
15 x 6 x 1 1/2 in.
Description: 
A metal and wire device with a wood handle that was used for toasting bread over an open fire or a wood or coal burning stove. The handle is stamped in black "For The Best Toast/ Try Bauknecht's Bread/ Dover, N.J.". A lever on the back releases the bread.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group