Carthamus Tinctorius

Carthamus Tinctorius

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Object Name
Crude Drug
crude drug
Other Terms
Crude Drug; Materia Medica; Drugs; Vegetable; Flower
Date made
ca 1876
associated place
Physical Description
saffron flowers (overall material)
overall: 18 cm x 7.5 cm; 7 1/16 in x 2 15/16 in
overall as stored: 7 in x 3 in x 3 in; 17.78 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Accession 5892. Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Collection from Philadelphia Centennial
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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