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ACET VINI

ACET VINI

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Description
This blown and molded bottle has a label which reads ACET VINI in black text, with the first initial of each word in red. It would have contained acetum vini, or wine vinegar. Wine vinegar was used as both an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic.
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 7.7 cm x 7.7 cm; 6 3/16 in x 3 1/16 in x 3 1/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0286
catalog number
M-05435
accession number
1991.0664
collector/donor number
SAP 144
catalog number
1991.0664.0286
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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