bag (land transport: human powered)

Satchel-like hand bag with D-shaped handles. The bag is woven in a complex design in green and natural pandanus strips creating a series of squares that are staggered and are like English bond brickwork. Each square contains two green, horizontal triangles facing inwards and two natural, vertical triangles doing the same. The bag has a band of chequered decoration above and below this central panel.

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