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Wax jack owned by the Dennis Family

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Subject of
Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, American, founded 2001
Medium
britannia metal, silver, beeswax, and cotton (fiber)
Dimensions
H x W (width includes handle): 6 3/4 × 5 1/8 in. (17.1 × 13 cm)
Type
taper jacks
Date
early 19th century
Topic
African American
Correspondence
Domestic life
Families
United States--History--1783-1815
United States--History--1815-1861
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of M. Denise Dennis, in honor of the Dennis Family
Object number
2014.273.1
Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Tools and Equipment-Domestic
On View
National Museum of American History (14th St & Constitution), National Museum of American History, NMAH East Wing, 2nd Floor, Room 2200
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture