Woman's carrying cloth (tzute). This carrying cloth is made of a striped, warp-faced panel, cut in half and sewn together with a black randa banded with reds, orange, green and blue. The two cut ends are aligned at the top and hemmed. The main ground colour of the panel is red, and the tzute is covered with 2-faced brocading of animal and bird motifs worked in stranded cotton. The largest motif on each half is a horse (?), which the other motifs, in various sizes, surround.

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