Kettle

Description
Rectangular kettle with a flat, inset cover topped by a flattened knop and a mushroom-shaped, flat-strap handle with tubular grip and heart-shaped terminals riveted to the sloped shoulder. Cast, S curve spout with split lip is soft-soldered to the folded vertical seam. Body has one large hole at spout; its shoulder and flat bottom are attached with folded edges. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
kettle
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 3/8 in x 9 7/8 in x 5 in; 21.2725 cm x 25.0825 cm x 12.7 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*388252
catalog number
388252
accession number
182022
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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