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
glass (overall material)
colorless (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 19 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in; 49.53 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
2012.0131.02
catalog number
2012.0131.02
accession number
2012.0131
subject
Food
Wine
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
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Work and Industry: Food Technology
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Exhibition
Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of the UC Davis Department of Viticulture and Enology thru David E. Block

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