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Bottle 72 - Vinta
Date Added: 01 October 2005

This bottle contains two pituresque southern boats (the Vinta) with colorful sails gliding across the Sulu Sea. The front vinta has 2 carved figures paddling the canoe through the water. One is dressed in red and the other in blue. Inside the canoe are 5 boxes or crates. The sail is blue and red striped. The rear vinta has one man dressed in green paddling the canoe. The canoe is full of wood and has a yellow, red and green patterned sail. The model sits on a hessian-covered base. Under the base are the words "Phillipines" and "Muslim Vinta, Southern Phillipines" stamped on the bottom. The bottled is sealed in a cane weave and rope wrapped several times.
Type: 2 Vintas   Maker's Name:
Category: Watercraft   Made Where: Southern Philippines
Bottle Size: 9" x 4"   Year Made:
Bottle Type: Consolidated Distillers