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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Transportation
South American ➔ Canister, La Brasiliana Yerba Mate

Identifier:
130888
Description:
Metal cylinder container with lid. Background painted olive green with red trim, with broken paper seal at junction of container and lid, as well as painted advertisement/labeling for La Brasilena "Yerba Mate." Container about half-full of plant remains.;The canister's remains are yerba mate, a tea-like substance that is made into an herbal drink with supposed rejuvenating effects. It is widely used in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and southern Brazil. Identified by Martha Egan, Pachamama Store Owner, Albuquerque, NM; tel: 505.898.7554;The canister's remains are yerba mate, a tea-like substance that is made into an herbal drink with supposed rejuvenating effects. It is widely used in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, and southern Brazil.
Materials:
Painted, Metal
Dimensions:
6.2" h
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Waring, Evangeline
Rights:

Exhibits/Programs
An Olympic View (July 23 – August 18 2016)
A small pop up exhibit featuring artifacts, images, and information about the history of the Olympic Games, the host nation for 2016, Brazil, and Olympic athletes from Grand Rapids.

Newcomers: The People of this Place (after 2008)
Makers/Donors
Bidona, P.

Evangeline Waring