Cast iron skillet owned and used by Beatrice Mack

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Used by
Mack, Beatrice, American, died 2002
Medium
cast iron
Dimensions
H x W x D: 2 3/8 × 15 3/8 × 11 3/8 in. (6 × 39.1 × 28.9 cm)
Type
skillets
Place used
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
1951
Description
Cast iron skillet with single handle with a hole in the handle. The hole in the handle is oblong and points toward the pan. There are two (2) small lips at the PL and PR sides of the pan. On the bottom of the base on the exterior is a small inscription [8 G].
Topic
African American
American South
Cooking and dining
Foodways
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Deborah L. Mack
Object number
2015.156.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Exhibition
Cultural Expressions
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture