Pair of water bottles made of coconut, each with leaf stopper; originally joined by vegetable fibre cord.
- c 1892
- Found/Acquired: Mer
- (Oceania,Australia,Queensland,Torres Strait Islands,Murray Islands,Mer)
- Diameter: 13 centimetres (a)
- Height: 13 centimetres (a)
- Diameter: 14 centimetres (b)
- Height: 14 centimetres (b)
On display: G35
Exhibited: 2011 26 May-11 Sep, London, BM, G91, Baskets and Belonging: Indigenous Australian Histories 2015 23 Apr-2 Aug, London, BM, G35, Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation
Africa, Oceania & the Americas
- Oc1978,Q.338 (one bottle also registered as)
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Object reference number: EOC15458
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