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Mold or sieve-like utencil

Object Number: 
1930.67
Date: 
1840-1862
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 5/8 x 5/8 in. ( 21.6 x 1.6 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical steel rod that flattens into screwdriver at bottom; bulbous screw-on head perforated with holes.
Gallery Label: 
This bombilla was found by Dr. John Osgood Stone after the Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia in 1862. It was used to drink tea.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Grinnell
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group