Canteen or `Pilgrim Bottle'

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1650-1749

GUSN

GUSN-2515

Description

Pewter, bulbous form with three applied carrying loops.

Details

Descriptive Terms

canteens (vessels)
accessories
engraving (printing process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Stipple Engraved
CANTEEN

Inscription

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.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

4.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.564