envelope (containers); wrapper (container)

A pink gift envelope, a white envelope and a cellophane wrapper. The gift envelope is made of a textured, pink paper with decoration of a floral patterned, pink and red paper. There is some decorative pink, bronze, red, green and white wire under which there is some slips of white paper with black and gold inscriptions. There is a white envelope with a red strip on one edge and an inscription on one side. There is also a cellophane wrapper with an inscription, diagram and instructions printed on the back.

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