Of the half dozen bladders in the secret cupboard, three were filled.
She knelt and pushed clothes and trunks out of the way to reveal a dagger wrapped in linen, several bladders, and a barrel the height of her knee.
She retrieved the dagger and one of the bladders and settled on the floor of the wardrobe.
A large barrel was tucked in one corner and several small bladders stacked near the front.
In addition to the stems bearing cups, there are found vesicles associated with them, which have been interpreted as gonothecae or as floats, that is to say, air-bladders, acting as hydrostatic organs for a floating polyp-colony.