AQ CINAMOM VINO

Description
This blown and molded bottle has a label which reads AQ CINAMOM VINO in black text, with the first initial of each word in red. This bottle would have contained Aqua Cinnamomi & Vino, or cinnamon water with wine. In addition to its use as an aromatic, cinnamon was used as a tonic for stomach ailments and topically as an astringent.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15.7 cm x 7.6 cm x 7.5 cm; 6 3/16 in x 3 in x 2 15/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0284
catalog number
M-05433
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 142
catalog number
1991.0664.0284
subject
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
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Health & Medicine
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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