jug (containers)

A large wooden jug made from several slats of wood, with an angled slat at the front to form a spout. There are three bands around the circumference of the jug. The front and sides of the jug are taller than the back section, which has a large handle. The object is highly decorated with a pyrographed floral and vine design with several banners. Some of the decoration is painted green and red.

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