Pennsylvania History Harvest

Bombilla (Straw)

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

Bombilla (Straw)

Subject

Bombillas
Maté (beverage)

Description

Bombillas are straws traditionally used for drinking a loose leaf stimulant-tea from a rain-forest plant (yerba mate). This sterling silver bombilla, a souvenir from Argentina, was used in the United States for regular tea. There are small holes on both sides of the bottom.

Creator

Industria Alpaca Argentina

Date

Early 1900's

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image
Image

Coverage

Argentina

Citation

Industria Alpaca Argentina, “Bombilla (Straw),” Pennsylvania History Harvest, accessed May 27, 2024, https://pahistoryharvest.omeka.net/items/show/354.