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gourd bottle with stopper
  • Philippines
  • gourd bottle with stopper, late 1800s–1988
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • gourd, plant fiber
  • Object Height/Diameter: 36 x 16 cm height with stopper
    Object Height/Diameter: 14 1/8 x 6 1/4 in height with stopper
  • Gift of the Olga E. and Lt. Colonel Raymond H. Hollis family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3433.a,b

The dark brown bottle-like gourd (2007.3433.a) has a globular bottom, and a narrow vertical neck with a bulbous portion near the top. The stopper (2007.3433.b) is made from rolled and folded leaves.