VULNER THND

Description
This blown and molded square-shaped bottle has a narrow neck and a flared lip. The baked white enamel shield is framed by stylized blue leaves with a yellow stylized flower. A yellow crown sits atop the shield. The jar’s label has the alchemical symbol for water just above the text VULNER THND in black. The jar would have contained Aqua Vulneraria Thedenii, a solution used to treat wounds and stop bleeding.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.2 cm x 6.7 cm x 6.8 cm; 6 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0364
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05513
collector/donor number
SAP 225
catalog number
1991.0664.0364
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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