Harvester's field canteen

Object Number: 
1938.295
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Wood, iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 6 in. ( 11.4 x 16.5 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Drum-shaped canteen composed of grey painted wooden staves held in place with two iron hoops; decanting hole with wooden stopper on side.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records this is a Hudson Valley harvester's field canteen.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group