bottle (containers)

A bottle made of leather and wood. The bottle has a wide body. The neck is made of wood and is in the shape of a cup. There is a stopper affixed to the bottle with a length of twine. The bottle has a seam made of woven plant fibre. Label: one Wellcome Institute label. One label affixed to the object which has since peeled away.

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