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Object Name Jar
Title Iberian Hemp Jar
Year Range from 1725
Year Range to 1775
Place of Origin Portugal, Spain or poss. England, France
Description 31 1/4 x Di: 22 x Di: mouth 8 1/4’. Bulbous-shaped storage jar with thick double rim; mouth, ring near base (hidden by rope) and covered by braided rope woven around entire jug to form protective case; earthenware “cup” handles hidden beneath rope on either side of jug
Accession Number 1992.265