Juego de Servir Ron

Description
This rum decanter with matching cups was made from wood. Rum, a by-product of sugar cane, is closely associated with the history of the Caribbean. In Puerto Rico, rum is produced for both foreign and domestic consumption.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rum drinking set
Date made
early 20th century
Physical Description
wood; paint; varnish (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
varnish (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.1 cm x 11.2 cm; 8 11/16 in x 4 7/16 in
Place Made
Puerto Rico
ID Number
1997.0097.0881
catalog number
1997.0097.0881
accession number
1997.0097
subject
Cultures & Communities
Puerto Rico
Family & Social Life
Drinking
Vidal
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Home and Community Life: Ethnic
Vidal
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Title
Rum Drinking Set
Credit Line
Gift of Teodoro Vidal

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