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Tea Canister

2014.146.1AB (RS221416)

Description

Eight-sided tea canister with lid. Painted tin, black with red latice design and gold trim. Canister is c. 1820-1840, finish c. 1943 by unknown painter.\n

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Finish is c. 1943
Inscriptions
"when striped 1943, traces/found of ribbon knot and/festoon at ends of caddy,/too faint for reproduction" (Hand painted in black on gold banner background.)
Material
paint (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Storage Equipment
Descriptive terms
Canister, Food Storage
Canister, Tea
canisters
paint (coating)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
4 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2014.146.1AB
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. Candace Orcutt
GUSN
305105

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