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The Shawnee Pottery Company in Zanesville, Ohio produced this pie bird likely as a premium for the Pillsbury Flour Company. Pie birds were placed in the center of a pie prior to baking. The bird allowed steam to escape, preventing the pie from boiling over. Effie Montgomery Kelley of Ottawa, Kansas owned this pie bird.
Creator: Shawnee Pottery Company
Date: between 1939 and 1950
Item Number: 222422
KSHS Identifier: 1975.28.43
Business and Industry - Manufacturing - Food and Drink - Flour
Collections - Museum
Date - 1940s
Home and Family - Daily life - Food and Cooking - Baking
Objects and Artifacts - Tools & Equipment for Materials - Food Processing - Funnel - Pie
Places - Cities and towns - Ottawa
Places - Counties - Franklin
Places - Other States - Ohio
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts