bag (containers)

Oblong leather bag with a rounded base, decorated with two bands of quillwork forming a geometric design edged at the sides with two rows of blue beads. Leather and woollen tassels bound with quills/vegetable fibre (?) are attached to the base of the quillwork bands and the edges of the bag.

Collection Information

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