Milk Can

Description
Two-quart cylindrical milk can with arched strap handles soft-soldered to the flat cover and at side below rim of neck and at base of conical shoulder. Can is made in five pieces, the neck, shoulder, two-piece body and flat bottom all joined by soft-soldered folded seams; neck, shoulder and body each have vertical, soft-soldered folded seams. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
can, milk
date made
late 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in x 6 7/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 26.67 cm x 17.4625 cm x 13.0175 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*251349.0179
catalog number
251349.0179
accession number
251349
See more items in
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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