case

Case for a pair of scissors constructed from leather in the shape of a baby carrier. It is lined with red felt and decorated with beadwork forming a purple flower on a white ground.
There is a shop tag with the object, a black oval with a silver hand logo inside. At the top it reads ' AUTHENTIC NATIVE HANDICRFT FROM ALASKA' On the other side, a paper label has been stuck, on this, handwritten it reads ' Angela Harper. Eagle.' Inside there is a guarantee of authenticity, which lists Angela Harper as the artist.

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