About this object

History of use

Used as a water container.

Cultural context


Physical description

Rawhide bottle (part a) with spherical base and elongated neck. Lid (part b) fits over outer edges of upper neck. The lower half of the base is covered with brown haired cowhide with white patches. Upper half has five narrow strips of cowhide alternating white and brown, four of which are linear, with the fifth and uppermost curvilinear. The uppermost linear strip is detached at end close to handle. Two looped handles are at opposite side of upper half of base. Base of neck has six linear strips of alternating brown and white cowhide with brown and white linear strip at upper end, and looped handle at top.