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These three decorated bottle and jar fragments were recovered from the Baker Store in Morris County by an Emporia State Teacher's College (now Emporia State University) archeological field school in 1973. Two fragments that may have been from jars are decorated with molded swirls. The third fragment is from a bottle that once held hot sauce. The molded decorative style is called Cathedral, as the bottle panels resemble cathedral windows. The Baker Store artifact collection was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The Baker store and nearby house, situated along the Santa Fe trail, were burned in 1862 by "Bloody Bill" Anderson and his cohorts. The owner, A. I. Baker, was murdered at that time.

Date: 1862

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Item Number: 506041
Call Number: 14MO701-1039-6; -1099-1 & -1171-7 store
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 506041

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