Artificial Pepper

Artificial Pepper

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Life-size, red banana-type pepper with real stem, curved at top and partly covered in wax. Bottom of stem and top of pepper painted green.
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Object Name
pepper, artificial
date made
1864 - 1865
place made
United States
Physical Description
wax, colored (overall material)
paint (exterior material)
stem (stem material)
overall: 1 in x 4 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 10.4775 cm x 2.8575 cm x 3.4925 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Celynda Ford
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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