Spice Tin

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Plain, cylindrical container with friction-fit, low-domed cover. Container has a plain rim with raised bead below and is made in two pieces, the body with a soft-soldered lapped seam and the flat bottom attached with folded edge. Cover is stamped as one piece and crimped at sides. No marks. One of six spice canisters with spice caddy, DL*257491.0046-.0052.
Currently not on view
date made
late 19th century
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 4.445 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Data Source
National Museum of American History