Bottle, Figure of Carrie Nation
Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
9 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (22.9 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription
Colorless pressed glass bottle molded into the shape of the standing figure Carrie Nation (1846-1911). Her body and head are somewhat bulbous; her hands are crossed over her stomach holding a large purse (in proper left hand) and closed umbrella with hooked handle (in proper right). Her tall top hat forms the neck and mouth of the bottle.
American. Bottle, Figure of Carrie Nation, late 19th century. Glass, 9 x 3 1/4 x 3 in. (22.9 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. William Greig Walker by subscription, 40.281. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 40.281_acetate_bw.jpg)
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