Oblong tent bag with a pointed bottom, and open along the top and halfway down one side. The textile is made from woven woollen cloth covered in red felt on both sides. This is decorated with multicoloured embroidered bands (cotton and metal-wrapped thread), applied woven ribbon, and tassels (made from horsehair tied with strips of cotton). The tassels have been threaded through 5 woollen braids attached to the bottom, creating a cascade.
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holder (food service); lid (food service)
dagger sheath (sheath (weapons: accessories))
grinder (food processing & storage); metate; saddle quern (grinder (food processing & storage))
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