box (containers)

Square wooden carrying box with textile and vegetable fibre cords tied onto the exterior, forming loops at the corners to attach the lid. There is carved or grooved linear decoration forming panels on the four sides. Iron nails attach the base to the sides. Some of the vegetable fibre cords are broken, and there is one detached piece.

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