Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bottle with stopper
  • Pueblo peoples
  • bottle with stopper, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: New Mexico Territory (present-day New Mexico), United States
  • rawhide, paint, wood, buckskin
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 12.5 x 11 x 5.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 4 7/8 x 4 5/16 x 2 1/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5909.a,b
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Rawhide flask (2007.5909.a) with wooden stopper (2007.5909.b). Circular flask is black on faces but red around edges wtih a tooth-like design between black and red. White or yellow detail. Red circle with green border on one side. Large sticker in middle of other side obscures design. Short, round neck.

Small, slightly tapered wooden plug. Black on top, light natural colored on bottom, with a small piece of buckskin on top.