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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: 39 x 21 cm height with stopper
    Object Height/Diameter: 15 3/8 x 8 1/4 in height with stopper
  • Gift of the Olga E. and Lt. Colonel Raymond H. Hollis family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3434.a,b

The bottle-like gourd (2007.3434.a) has a bulbous bottom and a vertical neck that tapers at the tip. It is dark brown. The stopper (2007.3434.b) is made from rolled leaves.