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Object Name Jar, Preserving
Catalog Number 1939.217.1
Date ca. 1867
Material(s) Glass
Dimensions H-7 Dia-3.5 inches
Description This is a clear glass preserving jar. It has a screw lid for a zinc cap and molded with the inscription "MASON'S / [maltese cross] / PATENT / NOV.30TH /[year lost]." There is a large break with missing material where the year should be. On the bottom is "639" at center and "PAT NOV 26 67" in a circle around it.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Glassware
Preserving
Housework
Kitchen utensils
Preserves
Food preparation
Food processing
Search Terms Canned foods
Canning
Food storage
Food preserving
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS