Canteen, painted blue - bound with iron straps

Canteen, painted blue - bound with iron straps
Title
Canteen, painted blue - bound with iron straps
Date 
1861
Medium 
Wood, iron, leather, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 x 7 1/4 in. ( 22.9 x 18.4 cm )
Description 
Wood, iron, leather, and brass canteen; drum-shaped wooden canteen held together by two iron bands riveted along edges, two fragments of leather strap fastened to loops on sides, and wooden stopper string-fastened to one of the loops; stamped marks on back side.
Credit Line 
Gift of the Estate of Charles M. Lefferts
Object Number 
1923.105
Marks 
stamped: rear side: "WD/1861" (arrow above WD); "D.BRADFORD/C&M/1861"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group