Oblong woollen textile constructed from two sections sewn together at the centre. Decorated with polychrome bands some of which incorporate geometric and zoomorphic designs. The bands flank a central black panel. A strip of white cotton and a strip of velcro are attached to the reverse.
textile (function unknown); textile
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