bag (containers)

Oblong shoulder bag with a wide strap. One side of the bag and strap is covered with red felt; the reverse side of the bag is covered with black felt. It is decorated overall with polychrome floral beadwork. At the base there are four sets of two scallops with purple woollen tassels, one of which is detached and missing, with purple beads attached.

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