christening bottle w/ribbons

christening bottle w/ribbons
christening bottle w/ribbons
Title
christening bottle w/ribbons
Date 
1943
Medium 
Synthetic textile ribbon and cord, glass, wire
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 31.8 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Glass christening (champagne) bottle (shattered) wrapped in woven red, white and blue ribbon in a diamond pattern and tied in a bow around the base; blue ribbon wrapped around the the top and tied in a bow; part of of the red, white and blue cold tied under the blue ribbon to secure it for swinging.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Mayhoff
Object Number 
1943.427
Gallery Label 
This botttle was used to christen the destroyer U.S.S. Levy by the donor on March 28, 1943. The ship was named in honor of Commodore Uriah Phillips Levy, the uncle of the donor.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group