Figures carrying bundles

Painting on parchment depicting a rural scene with four figures returning home with kindling. From left to right: two men in white cotton shorts and tunics carry bundles of kindling on their heads, and one has an axe tied to the side of the kindling. Two women with braided hair carry kindling on their backs. They both wear white cotton 'kamis', one of which has a red border.

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