Carboy

Description
A carboy, also called a demijohn, is a stout glass container with a narrow neck. Available in various sizes, they are essential to winemaking operations. This carboy was used by researchers in the Department of Viticulture and Enology at the University of California at Davis for fermenting small batches of wine for research and experimental purposes.
Object Name
carboy
Physical Description
pale green (overall color)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 52.07 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
2012.0131.01
catalog number
2012.0131.01
accession number
2012.0131
subject
Wine
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Work and Industry: Food Technology
Food
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Exhibition
Food: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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