spectacles case (toilet articles)

Spectacles case, rectangular in black felted cloth with a wide band of over locking silk stitching in red and green around the edges; open at one end. Embroidered in chain stitch: the central motif is a notched square or diamond with a small central cross in yellow, red and pale blue – the square is black with a yellow border-outline against a green border. The centre is flanked by two motifs of crossed ram’s horns in orange and black with a yellow border inside a blue border. These three motifs are bordered with blue squares/diamonds with more ram’s horns in the background spaces, in red and green and yellow borders. Made by Aral Sea Crafts Centre.

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