It is a piece of furniture, used in the past, in Madeiran kitchens and pantries, to store food.
It kept them fresh, since three of its faces were composed of a wooden frame with a fine metal mesh net, which allowed the ventilation.
On the other hand, he kept them away from rodents, since he had an iron hook in the center of the cover, in order to suspend it from the ceiling.
The Museum Collections.
Domestic Units: Kitchen.
Credits: Museu Etnográfico da Madeira