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Object Name Bottle
Catalog Number 1964.6.3
Maker Owens-Illnois Glass Company
Date ca. 1925
Material(s) Glass
Dimensions H-9 Dia-3.75 inches
Description This clear molded glass bottle is in the shape of a woman. It has a round base and tapered body which features the woman holding an umbrella and carpet bag. Her face forms the neck and there is no collar. On the bottom is "PATENT APPLIED FOR."
Notes The patent for this bottle was applied for in 1930. It was made to hold vinager.
This bottle is often referred to as a Carrie Nation bottle. This appears to be a name given by collectors not the maker. Carrie Nation (1846 - 1911) was the most recognizable and perhaps the most radical member of the Temperance Movement. She was born in Garrard County, Kentucky in 1846.
Collection Elizabeth Johnson Flood Memorial Collection
People Nation, Carry Amelia, 1846-1911
Subjects Glassware
Bottles
Temperance
Vinegar industry
Glass industry
Women
Drinking
Search Terms Garrard County (Ky.)
Kentucky
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS