E0696: Bottle

Ethnographic

Identifier:
E0696
Classification Category:
7:Distribution & Transportation Artifacts ➞ Container
Marks/Labels:
Tag: Torn up, only to pieces left. Probably says, "Bottle for rose oil, Java...."
Materials:
glass
colorant ➔ paint
Dimensions:
3/8 in L
5 ⅞ in H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Ethnic Group:
-
Source Locality:
China, Japan
Description:
Bottle made from clear glass. It is oblong and cannot stand up on its own.
Related Collections
Accession: 1996.ETHN62, 1/1/96 Donated by: Unknown (1996.ETHN62)