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Catalog Number 1988.104A
Description Muskatel Wine Barrel, n.d. Wine barrel (A) is wood with 3 metal bands (a fourth is missing) wrapped around it. Also a metal band wrapped around base and top. There is a hole in side for bung. The bung (B) is wooden and has a linen rag attached to one end that is dyed red from wine. One one end of barrel is a small cork and the writing "34 white" under a sticker that says "34 W". There is also residue from where a square, blue and white sticker used to be.
Object Name Barrel
Collection 3D - Containers
Title Muskatel Wine Barrel, n.d.
Date n.d.
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text "34 WHITE" (written on end); "34 W" (written in a white and red sticker on end); "MUSCATEL" (black stencil on end)
Dimensions H-21 W-12.5 inches
Dimension Details dimension of barrel
Search Terms Wine Industry
Wine Making Equipment
Winemaking in California
Subjects Barrels
Wine industry