Palm leaf rectangle. One side depicts geometric designs at the top and bottom with a figure at the centre. The other side shows a figure, with a head and an upper torso and head above the figure. At the bottom is a geometric design. There are two holes in the leaf approximately a third down, one hole is larger than the other.

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