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[Eleven-stick cast iron breadstick pan. Rectangular flat pan.]

Description: Eleven-stick cast iron bread stick pan. Rectangular flat pan. Reservoirs are half-cylinder in shape. Small molded (7.3 cm x 1.4 cm) handles on both ends of the pan have centered oval hole (1.2 cm x .6 cm). Base of pan has, "E BREAD STICK PAN/ WAGNER WARE/ SIDNEY/ OHIO./ 1326"
Date: 1920
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

["Measuregraph" dry goods measurer]

Description: "Measuregraph" dry goods measurer. Grey metal body with traces of black paint still evident. Round white dial on top indicated yardage passed through rollers. Rectangular window of unknown function. Measurer mounted to counter with a slide-on bracket running perpendicular to body of machine. Spring-action blade nicks edge of fabric so it can be torn at correct yardage.
Date: 1923
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Steel stove flue damper]

Description: Steel stove flue damper. Grey body with centered 4 cm hole. Handle and neck are spring coiled. Pivot arm is painted red.
Date: 1925
Partner: Fort Bend Museum