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Brown-painted, cylindrical container with friction-fit beadwork cover featuring a floral spray in shades of translucent brown and opaque white against an opaque medium blue ground. Container and cover band are accented with gold penciling or pin stripes, and each made in two pieces, with top ring and flat bottom folded over soft-soldered lapped seam sides. Cover has a rolled wire rim; top edge of container is folded with raised bead below. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
1865 - 1915
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
glass (beadwork material)
thread (beadwork material)
paint (exterior decoration material)
gold (exterior decoration material)
overall: 5 3/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 11.1125 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Kenneth E. Jewett
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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