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Birch Bark Measure

1917.910 (RS221029)

Description

Small cylindrical birchbark container made in three pieces. One piece of bark sewn together forms the body, a circluar piece sewn to one end of the body forms the bottom and a third small strip sewn to the open end forms a loop handle. Described as a "child's measure - holds a gill."

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860
Material
reed (grass, material)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment
Descriptive terms
Measure, Culinary
measuring cups
reed (grass, material)
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 2 3/4 (HxW), 1 1/8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1917.910
Credit Line
Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone
GUSN
27679

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