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Clyster Syringe

Clyster Syringe

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Description
Sausage gun or stuffer consisting of a cylinder or tube with removable collar or attachment ring holding a casing or stuffing funnel at one end, and a solid, cylindrical, wood plunger with turned knob handle that fits into the opposite, open end. Collar is secured in place by two tabs that fit over a wire ring on the cylinder, and twists to gaps in ring to attach and remove. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
syringe
date made
late 19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
wood (plunger material)
Measurements
overall: 12 5/8 in x 2 in; 32.0675 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
DL.257491.0091
catalog number
257491.0091
accession number
257491
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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