AQ MENTH PIPER

Description
This blown and molded bottle has a label which reads “AQ MENTH PIPER” in black text, with the first initial of each word in red. It would have contained Aqua Mentha Piperita, or Peppermint Water. Peppermint water was used as a tonic, carminative, and antispasmodic.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16.4 cm x 7.6 cm x 7.6 cm; 6 15/32 in x 3 in x 3 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0291
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05440
collector/donor number
SAP
catalog number
1991.0664.0291
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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