Man’s baldric or sash. Woven band in blue cotton, with red wool lozenge shapes as supplementary weft along the central part, and four pairs of single thread red warp threads showing along either side of the centre. The end fringes twisted together. A fringe of dyed long red hair suspended from one side of the centre part of the band in a series of clumps tied with blue cotton overlaid by yellow orchid stem.
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