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Bark container

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Physical description

A pigmented bark container made from a rectangular strip of bark folded over and oversewn along the sides with plant fibre. There are remnants of pigmented adhesive on some of the oversewn edges. At the top edge of one side of the container splits in the bark have been stitched together. The container is covered with a lattice design with yellow stripes on one diagonal and white stripes on the other.

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