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This serving dish, which was reconstructed in the Archeology lab at the Kansas Historical Society, is made of whiteware. The octagonal dish decorated by a transferware pattern and still has some of the geometric border still visible. On the sides of the dish a building similar to the Taj Mahal is also visible, a scene likely replicated in the center of dish. The dish was recovered at the Baker House in Morris County, which burned in 1862, along with the nearby store. The owner, A.I. Baker, was murdered at this time. The site was excavated in 1972 by the Kansas State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeological field school. The collection was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993.

Date: 1862

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Item Number: 457427
Call Number: 14MO701 Vessel #3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457427

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