Skip to content

Search Collections

Canteen

Description

Painted iron canteen. Cylindrical shape with small neck opening and three applied tubular pieces for threading a rope. Painted dark green with red trim. One face painted in yellow and black "No, 23." Opposite face painted in yellow and black with a stylized star.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1890
Inscriptions
"No. 23" (Painted)
Material
iron (metal)
painting (image-making)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Canteen
canteens (vessels)
iron (metal)
painting (image-making)
Dimensions
2 7/8 x 5 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.829
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
179801

Comments