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Canteen or `Pilgrim Bottle'

Description

Pewter, bulbous form with three applied carrying loops.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1650-1749
Inscriptions
Engraved on either side: ""Eells"" in shield; on reverse: ""Brother will you take a drop of Comfort"".
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
engraving (printing process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
CANTEEN
canteens (vessels)
engraving (printing process)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Stipple Engraved
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.564
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2515

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