Shucking Bucket

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Medium
metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11 7/8 × 7 1/16 × 7 1/8 in. (30.2 × 17.9 × 18.1 cm)
H x W x D (with handle up): 17 1/4 × 1/4 × 7 1/8 in. (43.8 × 0.6 × 18.1 cm)
Type
buckets (vessels)
Place used
Maryland, United States, Chesapeake Bay, North and Central America
Date
20th century
Description
A cylindrical metal shucking bucket. The bucket has a welded seam along the bottom. The top edge of the bucket is rolled outward to form curved a rim. The handle is a bent metal rod inserted into holes at the top of the bucket. The ends of the rod are bent over on the inside of the bucket.
Topic
African American
Communities
Foodways
Labor
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.195.6
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Exhibition
Cultural Expressions
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture