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Cruet of clear glass in Chaplain Kit used by Army Chaplain Louis J. Beasley

Catalog Data

Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Used by:
Louis J. Beasley, American, 1907 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
glass and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (ab): 5 1/4 × 2 5/8 × 3 1/4 in. (13.3 × 6.7 × 8.3 cm)
H x W x D (a): 4 × 2 5/8 × 3 1/4 in. (10.2 × 6.7 × 8.3 cm)
H x W x D (b): 2 1/4 × 1 × 5/8 in. (5.7 × 2.5 × 1.6 cm)
Type:
communion sets
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1939-1944
Description:
Cruet of clear glass (a) with a decorative stopper (b). The cruet is shaped like a pitcher with a round base and a ribbed body that tapers toward the top. It has a wide spout with a raised shallow lip and a thick handle that is flat on the top with a slight curve as it goes down to connect to the body of the cruet. The clear plastic stopper is capped with a cross pattée on top of a cylindrical column. This column is thinner than the bottom functional stopper section.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Men  Search this
Military  Search this
Religion  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Louis J. Beasley Family
Object number:
2013.205.1.8ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51f1b4bb0-4e1b-4f23-8a16-ca3595412399
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.205.1.8ab