milk container; lid (containers); milking pail

Milk pail, wood. Small pail made from a hollowed branch of Taxus baccata L. (yew) with a fitted wooden base. A small wooden loop handle is inserted on either side and there is a fitted wooden lid perforated in two places. Presumably this was kept in place by carrying-cords passing from the handles through the apertures.
label: thin card with black type stapled to the inside of the lid. Brown luggage tag with black ink handwriting.

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