Birch Bark Measure

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860

GUSN

GUSN-27679

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

Descriptive Terms

measuring cups
reed (grass, material)
reed (grass, material)
Measure, Culinary
Measure, Culinary

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment

Dimensions

2 1/4 x 2 3/4 (HxW), 1 1/8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen A. Robbins Stone

Accession Number

1917.910