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Canteen w/strap

Object Number: 
1922.143
Date: 
1810-1815
Medium: 
Wood, iron, leather
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 3/4 x 7 1/4 in. ( 19.7 x 18.4 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: canteen back: "T. ARENTS" (possibly E. Arents) incised: canteen front: "RF/S/M (?) /..E (?)"
Description: 
Wood, iron, and leather canteen; drum-shaped, circular wood body painted greenish-blue, with black leather strap running through iron bands fastened along edges by two iron staves, and octagonal wooden mouthpiece; stamped mark on back and incised letters on front.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles MacCauley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group