rice bag (bag (food processing & storage))

Rice bag made up from menze matha with yak hair carrying strap. Bag with a central panel of red fabric with a yellow pattern in vertical stripes. On each side of this panel are three stripes of felt in yellow, red and green. At the top of the bag is a strip of light blue fabric with a white piece of thread through it to use as a drawstring. The base is made of a purple checked fabric with yellow fabric stitched onto it. There is a woven strap in black, white, red and yellow, which is attached to the base.

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