bag (containers)

Folding rectangular flat bag made of plant material, woven with a pattern in purple, brown and natural coloured fibres. There is a small handle at the top of the bag, and a metal popper to fasten at the front. The inside of the bag is made of plaited plant fibre, and has four pockets on one side. On the inside of the front are four triangular corner pockets. which could be used to hold a document.

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