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Conical- or steeple-top canister with a high, overhanging, folded shoulder and a friction-fit, low-domed cover with folded bottom edge. The canister is made in four pieces, the collar and conical section have soft-soldered lapped seams, the cylinder has a folded vertical seam, and the flat bottom has a folded edge. Plain, tinned interior and exterior. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
mid to late 19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
overall: 13 1/8 in x 6 1/4 in; 33.3375 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of 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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