salt bag (bag (food processing & storage))

Salt bag with a square body from which a square neck rises. Made from dark red textile which has darker stripes woven into it, as can be seen on the reverse. The front is embroidered with geometric patterns in cream, yellow, red, blue and green thread. There are two braided tassels on each side of the neck, and there is a woven handle of brown thread attached at the opening.

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