tray (ritual & belief: religious buildings & furnishings)

Presentation tray made from plastic, and red textile, with several pieces of decoration on the tray. One piece of decoration made from plant material with yellow thread at either end, two pieces of this decoration are circular with red textile and plastic circle of beads on the top and both metal thread and thread around the sides, one piece of silver-coloured metal thread with a small piece of green textile and pink fabric and plastic in flower shape and the final piece of decoration has become detached from the presentation tray and is made of a cream/yellow textile with a cream ribbon, metal thread, and pink fabric forming a flower with a small face in the centre. All contained in a clear plastic bag.

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