Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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gourd bottle
  • Mexico
  • gourd bottle, late 1800s–1970
  • Where object was made: San Lorenzo Tenochtitlán, Veracruz, Mexico
  • gourd
  • Object Height/Diameter: 19.5 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 7 5/8 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Squier
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4841

The bottle is made from a gourd with a globular body and short, wide neck. There is a small hole cut at the top of the neck, possibly where the stem was located. It is light brown with black and white speckles.