Origin: New Mexico, Spanish Colonial
Date: 19th Century
Media: Animal hide, likely buffalo
Dimensions: 5″ tall, 3.25″ wide, 1.5″ deep
Description: This sweet hide canteen with original stopper is an excellent example of what was carried around in one’s pocket back in the early days. The simple hide stitching, without any other designs or embellishments, is how these earlier ones were made.
Condition: Excellent condition with scuffs and a few small chips and wear to be expected for the early age