Spice Tin

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. No marks. One of six spice canisters with spice caddy, DL*257491.0046-.0052.
Currently not on view
Object Name
canister, spice
date made
late 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
overall: 2 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 4.445 cm
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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