Tea Canister

Description
Cylindrical canister with an offset, wide, circular opening and friction-fit, flat cover. Cover, container collar and body each have one soft-soldered lapped seam, while cover top, flat shoulder and flat bottom are folded over and soft soldered. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
canister, tea
date made
1850 - 1900
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in; 10.795 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*238049.0004
catalog number
238049.0004
accession number
238049
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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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