hanging (soft furnishings: hangings)

Decorative hanging. From a strap consisting of black and white plied threads hangs a 6 sided object, apparently hollow, possibly of card, which seems to contain some small light objects causing it to rattle when shaken. From the three outer corners and lower centre corner of this piece hang from cords four smaller pieces of similar shape. From the three outer corners and lower centre corner of each of these shapes hang green and red tassels, a row of 6 pink and white beads above each tassel. Between the four smaller and one larger hexahedron are beads, 2 below the central lower corner and three below the outer corners. A further 3 beads are strung on the main hanging cord above the large central hexahedron. Each hexahedron is covered with parallel bands of cotton thread in coloured groups, forming a square design on the 3 sides, bent where their faces meet at an angle. Along the edges of the hexahedron the bands of cotton threads lie at right angles to those covering the faces.

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