Silver Vinaigrettes: A small container with a perforated top, used to contain an aromatic substance such as vinegar or smelling salts, especially popular for women in the Victorian era to combat the aroma from the waste products common in cities.
19 century Vinaigrette - held vinegar-soaked sponges so that when you walked out of your house onto the filthy and century streets, if you felt faint you could hold this up to your nose to block out the smells
Glass Perfume Bottles/Vinaigrettes.
Sterling Silver 'Purse' Vinaigrette - Antique George IV
Antique silver chatelaine, consisting of a thimble holder, a vinaigrette designed as a trumpet, a watch case, scissors, and notebook, decorated with flowers and foliage, 19th century, gross weight: 265 g