ESS CARMIN W ACID

Description
This blown and molded bottle has a Baroque-style blue and yellow cartouche with red and black lettering. The baked enamel label reads ESS CARMIN W ACID. Essence of Carminic Acid was used to relieve flatulence.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
bottle
date made
18th century
Physical Description
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 13.2 cm x 6.3 cm x 6.8 cm; 5 3/16 in x 2 1/2 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0262
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-05411
collector/donor number
SAP 262
catalog number
1991.0664.0262
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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