bag (containers)

Bag formed of two rectangular panels of green woven fabric. Sides and strap of bag formed by a narrow strip of same green fabric, fringed at lower edges. main side of bag almost entirely coveredw ith embroidered pattern made up of triangles in a variety of colours in a gemoetric design, with a section of horizontal geometric decoration at the top. Reverse decorated with motifs formed of opposing triangles in various colours, with two stripes of pink either side of one of white along the top, and two stripes of red either side of one of green at lower edge.

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