Sword sheath, made from embossed brown leather, with the lower part covered in green leather that has cut out and punched out decorative shapes. The sheath's lower end has a u-shaped brass frame. The carrying strap is made from broad leather strips, attached to the sheath,with triangular aluminium rings, onto which several blue and white cotton bands (teilalt) are bound.
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