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Preserve Kettle or Sap Bucket

Preserve Kettle or Sap Bucket

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Description
Flared, circular pail with wire bail handle; exterior painted a rust color. Made in three parts: two sides with folded vertical seams and flat bottom with folded edge. Handle ends are looped through pierced ears or tabs riveted at the seams beneath the wire-rolled rim. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
kettle
date made
19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rim; handle material)
paint (exterior material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/4 in x 12 5/8 in; 15.875 cm x 32.0675 cm
ID Number
1995.0221.01
catalog number
1995.0221.01
accession number
1995.0221
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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