Yarn Winder and Spinning Wheel Bottles

Full Pictures and Close-ups: Winder with China Doll

Height Bottle Markings
15 1/2 " round gallon or larger
Description, including signature and date
This large bottle contains a structure like a platform with four posts, whittled and decorated with gold paint. On the floor of the platform stands a china doll in a red dress. Above her is a yarn winder wound with red, white and blue thread. The bottle is signed "1890 John Elinger" and was found in the Kansas City area.