bag (land transport: human powered)

Small, rectangular bag in stiff finger looped bark fibre string with a carrying strap. The bag is decorated around the mouth with several strings of halved coix shells terminating in tassels of red textile and also bears two disks of conus shell and two bright blue Western trade beads.

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