Baby carrier made of a large leaf bent into a circular shape. At one end four tassels have been formed by stripping the leaf into thin strips, binding these together into four short lengths of rope and letting the strips hang loose at the end. Around part of the main band a rope made of cloth, which has been divided into two parts, one on top of the other, is attached by string that travels through the band. From this hang numerous strings of Dentalium shells.
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