Bar of soap and its packaging. A scented, sandalwood and tumeric soap, with an inscription on both sides. The packaging consists of an orange, paper wrapper with an inscription and an oval of flowers forming a border on one side. There is also a piece of thin card that is used in the packaging that is cream in colour and would wrap around the soap.
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