Pail

Description
Small cylindrical pail with wire bail handle and friction-fit, domed cover with wire ring fastened at center. Pail made in two parts, the body has one folded vertical seam and flat bottom has folded edge. Cover has an overhanging folded edge and soft-soldered lappend-seam flange. Handle is looped around two ears riveted beneath the wire-rolled rim of the pail. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1850 - 1925
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rim, handle material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 9.525 cm x 9.525 cm
ID Number
DL.251349.0044
catalog number
251349.0044
accession number
251349
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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