Stockpot used to cook collard greens at the Florida Avenue Grill

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Used by
Florida Avenue Grill, founded 1944
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 15 3/8 × 18 1/8 × 15 1/4 in. (39.1 × 46 × 38.7 cm)
Type
stockpots
Place used
1100 Florida Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date
mid to late 20th century
Description
A large metal stockpot with handles, used to cook collard greens at the Florida Avenue Grill restaurant in Washington, DC. The pot is cylindrical with a rolled lip. Two (2) handles are bolted into the sides of the pot below the top rim with four (4) bolts each. The entire lower exterior half of the stockpot is charred and blackened from use. No manufacturer's mark is visible.
Topic
African American
Business
Cooking and dining
Foodways
Local and regional
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Imar and Tasha Hutchins, Florida Avenue Grill
Object number
2015.71
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture