Water bottle constructed from a coconut with a bamboo spout. The coconut and bamboo are held together by a layer of parinarium nut paste which has been incised to create a raised central ring of serrated panels and an upper motif of three arms radiating from the base of the spout. The surface has been over painted in red white and black.
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