container (containers)

Wooden cylindrical container made of section of bamboo. The base of the container is black; after it reaches the next nodule in the bamboo it is coloured red, this section forming the major portion of the container. A black band of bamboo reinforces the neck of the container, which has been finished off with a concave inward-facing rim.

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