envelope (containers); wrapper (container)

A white, gift envelope with decoraction, a plain, white envelope and a cellophane wrapper. The gift envelope has some textured white paper, with gold, silver and red decoration. The wire decoration is in the shape of a bird. There are two slips of white paper with inscriptions on and slotted behind the wire decoration. There is a plain, white, rectangular envelope, with an opening flap on one short side. There is a cellophane wrapper with printed inscriptions, instructions and decoration.

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