Milk Can

Description
Small, cylindrical cream or milk can with arched strap handles soft-soldered to the low-domed cover and at side below rim of short neck and at base of rounded shoulder. Can is made in four pieces, the neck, one-piece shoulder and flat bottom are joined by folded seams, while the shoulder and body have a reinforced folded seam; neck has a vertical, soft-soldered lapped seam and the body has a vertical, folded. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
can, milk
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 15.24 cm x 10.795 cm x 9.525 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*251349.0178
catalog number
251349.0178
accession number
251349
subject
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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