Traditional Wooden Conical Barrel
This barrel has a hollow conical container, traditionally made of vertical wooden staves and bound b wooden or metal hoops. Traditionally the barrel was a standard size of measure referring to a stet capacity or weight of a given commodity.
Keywordspipes, barrel, container, pins, cooper, cask, firkins, kilderkins, puncheons, rundlets, tierces, butts, and tuns
Government Printing Office The Official Gazette of the United States Patent Office (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1895)