Round snuff bottle with a flat base made from gourd decorated with four strings of white, red and blue beads forming a cradle around the bottle and meeting at the base. At the pinched neck there is a collar made up of white, blue, green and red beads and four triangle points fanned down the sides of the bottle. A plant material lid is decorated with red beads and a single blue bead and is attached to the bottle by a string of red beads.
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