Lard Pail

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Cylindrical pail with wire bail handle and handleless, friction-fit, flat cover. Pail made in two parts, the body has one folded vertical seam and the flat bottom has a folded edge. Cover stamped as one piece. Bail handle fits into circular terminals riveted beneath the raised bead on the pail. No marks.
Currently not on view
date made
1880 - 1920
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (handle material)
overall: 5 3/8 in x 6 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 13.6525 cm x 17.145 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Data Source
National Museum of American History