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Bottle 446 - Charpoy
Date Added: 21 September 2006

This bottle contains a charpoy/cot/bed. The charpoy is approximately 6½ inches long x 3¼ wide x 1½ inches high. It is made of blue, orange, and yellow yarn. The cot has 4 large corner posts that are round on the bottom and square on the top. Each post is decorated with bright colors. The rails are made from wooden poles that peg into the corner posts. The bed is made from orange, blue and yellow yarn woven into a colorful pattern. The yellow is solid on the top one-fifth of the bed, the blue and orange are inter woven and form a diamond shape in the center. The bottle is 1.13-liter capacity. GORDON’S DRY GIN is pressed into the glass. The bottle cap is yellow with "Gordon’s" in red letters. There is a yellow label just below the neck of the bottle that once read "Imported from England" in red and gold lettering but the right half of the label is missing. This piece was purchased in Pakistan between 1990-1992.
Type: Charpoy or Cot   Maker's Name:
Category: Furniture   Made Where: Pakistan
Bottle Size: 11 3/4" x 3 1/4"   Year Made: 1990
Bottle Type: Gordon's Gin