Spice Tin

Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
canister, spice
date made
late 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.985 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
ID Number
DL*257491.0051
catalog number
257491.0051
accession number
257491
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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