Rectangular raffia bag with a folded lid secured by a rolled section of raffia. The entire bag is decorated by geometric patterns formed by orange, yellow, green and purple dyes. The bag has a plain plaited rectangular inner pouch for raffia bag. There are three hair slides which were attached to the rim of the pouch.
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printing block (pattern marker (textileworking: dyeing & printing))
ladle (food processing & storage)
goddess (figure (ritual & belief: representations))
pipe (narcotics & intoxicants: smoking)
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