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Milk can

1985.317 (RS118647)

Description

Undecorated gray sheet tin body. Cylindrical body w/ flat botom and soldered seams. Slightly stepped shoulders w/ wide cylindrical neck w/ rolled-under lip. Stamped "RFD 97". Applied strap handle at mouth terminating at shoulder.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1900
Inscriptions
See description.
Associated Building
Coffin House (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
CAN, MILK
cookware
milk cans
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
5.75 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1985.317
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret E.C. Merriam in memory of her mother Elizabeth Low Coffin Colman
GUSN
25064

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