Pie Safe: This pie safe holds baked goods. Most pie safes, such
as this one, contain locks on the doors. Notice the decorative design
painted on the tin. What might these decorative designs on the tin symbolize?
Also, notice the basket underneath the table, which is sometimes called a "burden
basket." Why would this be known as a "burden basket?"
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