bottle (food service)

Wooden cider bottle, for agricultural workers, shaped like a flattened barrel, with an oval cross section. Formed from flat staves of wood held together at top and bottom by 8 narrow, halved twigs which run around the bottle. At the top is a semi-circular protrusion with two small holes, through which passes a narrow length of twine. Small hole in the top. On the underside "WILSON" is written in pencil.

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