bag (food processing & storage)

Provision bag made of textile woven in cream, red and black stripes. One side is heavily embroidered with red, black, yellow and green embroidery in geometric patterns. The edges, base and opening are edged with woven braids. There is a further braid around the opening which can be used as a drawstring to close the bag. This braid has a red tassel on the end which hangs at the front and is also attached to the bottom corners on the back of the bag.

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