Salt glazed stoneware, cotton
Overall: 15 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 38.7 x 12.1 cm )
stamped: on neck of bottle: "B F Snyder"
Doorstop made of a salt glazed stoneware bottle dressed as an African-American woman; cylindical bottle with a conical neck, stamped "B F Snyder;" stopper covered with black cotton and stuffed to represent the head; dressed in a red and white circle and vine printed cotton dress with a white lace collar, a green ribbon at the neck, and a red ribbon around the waist; arms made of paper and covered in red cotton; blue cotton chintz bonnet with a red ribbon at the back.
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
The George W. Nash Collection of Ulster County, New York Household Artifacts
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