Container

Description
Plain, cylindrical container with raised bead below collar and a flat, friction-fit cover. Cover and container have vertical soft-soldered lapped seams, while cover top and flat bottom are folded over sides. No marks. Traces of blue japanning on exterior.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
container
date made
19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
paint (exterior decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 9 5/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 24.4475 cm x 11.1125 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*251349.0009
catalog number
251349.0009
accession number
251349
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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