envelope (containers); wrapper (container)

A white gift envelope, a plain white envelope, a white envelope with a green edge and a cellophane wrapper. The gift envelope is white with a black line down one side. Decoratively wrapped around the card is some black and white wire, behind which are some slips of white paper with black inscriptions on. There is also a plain, white, rectangular envelope that has an opening on the short. There is also a second envelope with a green edge with an printed, black inscription. There is a cellophane wrapper with instructions, diagram and inscription.

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