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Herb Steeper

Herb Steeper

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Description
Shallow bowl with a rounded bottom, stepped sides, and a flared, wire-rolled rim pierced with a hole through which a D-ring is attached that also had a small scoop with spade-shaped bowl and extended tab handle. Japanning on exterior and rim interior. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
steeper, herb
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
asphaltum (finish material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 5 in; 3.81 cm x 13.97 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
DL.251349.0083
catalog number
251349.0083
accession number
251349
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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