Hot Water Can

Irregularly shaped, cylindrical container with sunken ends and alternating convex and concave bands for body; one end has threaded opening with handled cap. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
can, hot water
date made
ca 1720
Physical Description
metal, tin (overall material)
overall: 9 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in; 24.765 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
United States: Maryland, Riverdale
place used
United States: Maryland, Riverdale
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Walter Hough
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