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Collection Fort Nisqually Permanent Collection
Object ID Number 1960.01.02
Object Name Mug
Description A "banded" mochaware or yellow-ware mug, named because of its coloring: yellow with white or brown bands. This mug has only white rings of varying widths. The mug measures 4 7/8 inches in diameter across mouth opening, and 4 3/4 inches tall. This style of mug was very common among clerks and the laboring class and were used primarily for malt beverages, but very few have survived undamaged.
Mugs were reportedly owned and used by Edward Huggins and his family during their time at Fort Nisqually. (Authenticated by FOVA curator D. Hansen 09/22/1985)
Date c. 1855
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1860
People Huggins, Edward
Search Terms Mug
Mocha ware
yellow ware
earthenware
Imagefile 006\19600102.JPG