bags (containers)

Bag made from a cotton with bands of silk interwoven to create a pattern and shells sewn onto the bag as decoration. The body of the bag is rectangular, has an open top and two long tassels at the bottom corners. The strap is striped yellow and green on the edges and is plain red in the middle. The bag is woven in reds, greens, yellows, whites and purples.

Collection Information

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