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Juego de Servir Ron

Juego de Servir Ron

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Description
This rum decanter with matching cups was made from wood. Rum, a by-product of sugar cane, is closely associated with the history of the Caribbean. In Puerto Rico, rum is produced for both foreign and domestic consumption.
Description (Spanish)
Decantador de ron de madera con copas haciendo juego. El ron, un derivado de la caña de azúcar, se halla estrechamente relacionado con la historia del Caribe. En Puerto Rico se produce tanto para la exportación como para el consumo doméstico.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
rum drinking set
Date made
early 20th century
Place Made
Puerto Rico
Physical Description
wood; paint; varnish (overall material)
wood (overall material)
paint (overall material)
varnish (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 22.1 cm x 11.2 cm; 8 11/16 in x 4 7/16 in
ID Number
1997.0097.0881
catalog number
1997.0097.0881
accession number
1997.0097
Credit Line
Gift of Teodoro Vidal
subject
Puerto Rico
Drinking
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Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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