Dredger

Description
Handleless, cylindrical, japanned flour or sugar shaker with a friction-fit, low-domed, perforated cover stamped as one piece. Body has a soft-soldered lapped seam and flat bottom with folded edge. One-piece stamped cover. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dredger
date made
1865 - 1915
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
asphaltum (exterior decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/4 in x 2 15/16 in; 9.525 cm x 7.46125 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*251349.0223
catalog number
251349.0223
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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