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Object Name Can
Common Name Dishpan
Catalog Number 1938.13.28
Date 1800-1850
Material(s) Tinplate/Paint
Dimensions H-6.75 W-10.25 D-5.5 inches
Description This is a hot water can for rinsing tableware. It is a rectangular box that has angled handled on each side. The interior of the can is cream colored. The outside is painted dark red with a gold and black back painted near the top and toward the bottom.
Collection The Anne Thomas Estate Collection
Subjects Dishwashing
Washing
Washing dishes
Domestic life
Search Terms Flatware
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS