damajuana

In Bolivia, ? – 20th century, in the town of Arque in the department of Cochabamba, a unit of liquid capacity used for wine, = 10 liters.

[Bolivia] Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganaderia y Colonizacion. Dirección General de Economia Rural.
Resumen General de Medidas típicas de la República de Bolivia.
Corrected and revised by the Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones.
[La Paz]: Departamento de Muestreos y Padrones, 1956.

Page 19. (Page numbering is not continuous.)

Stampa mentions the damajuana: “a damajuana (seventeen to twenty liters) … used for alcohol.”

Manuel Carrera Stampa.
The evolution of weights and measures in New Spain.
The Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 29, no. 1, pages 2 - 24 (February 1949).

Page 15.

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