bag (containers); lid (containers); pouch (containers)

Bag with a lid and inner pouch, all made of plaited plant fibre. The bag is rectangular and is red with natural, yellow and dark blue or green fibres interwoven to create a design. The top section of the bag does not have a pattern. The lid is rectangular and decorated with the same pattern as the bag. The inner pouch is rectangular and is a plain weave of natural coloured plant fibre.
label: Kalutara Baskety Society label

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