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Scent bottles

Scope note

Small bottles for perfume made in a variety of forms and materials. They generally have a tiny orifice to retard the flow of perfume and usually have a stopper or screw cap. Sometimes made as double or triple bottles, each to contain a different perfume. May be part of a toilet set.

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000198895

Broader Terms used

perfume bottles

Narrower Terms used

scent flask

Equivalent Terms used

scent bottle

Created

12yrs ago

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