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Description: Small wine barrel classic form. The wooden dowels (wooden slats) are held by six metal hoops riveted. Stopper (central hole for filling or emptying the barrel) is closed by a cork surrounded by tissue. One of the funds and the barrel has a hole blocked by a small cork.

Inventory number: 120 DX

Museum thematic: craft

Denomination : Wine barrel

Materials and techniques : wood and metal

Dimensions : H. 51 cm ; diam. 38 cm

Date of registration in the collections : 1992

The Collection of the museum to the Moyen Verdon

The Musée du Moyen Verdon’s collection now numbers some 11 000 objects collected on the territory since 1992. Most of them are items of everyday life, from the nineteenth century until 1960; others represent objects of agriculture and craftsmanship, kitchen equipment, children’s toys and games, clothing… The Musée du Moyen Verdon is also a regional archaeological repository and possesses a vast collection of gypsage-plaster work of Castellane.

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Les collections du musée du moyen VerdonLe Musée du Moyen Verdon possède de nombreuses collections d'objets