bag (containers)

A handbag made of a dark brown leather. The bag is closed with a drawstring which ends in two places with tassels. Where the tassels are threaded there is a band of darker leather forming a stripe. This strip has some green leather decoration with more decoration on the underside in the form of a dark circle with a brown circle inside with five cut out sections that show a green leather from underneath.
Label: brown luggage tag with black ink handwriting.

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