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This bag has a metal frame around the top so it stands to allow easy access to toiletries or yarns/threads. The cork bottom protects the contents of the bag from dampness. Cork pull tabs. Waterproof canvas lining.
Cork Colour: Jewel Green.
Dimensions Imperial:10.5" long X 4" deep X 6.5" high when open X 5.5" high when closed. Weight: 5.71 oz
Dimensions Metric: 26.67cm long X 10.16 cm deep X 16.51 cm high when open X 13.97cm high when closed.
Care: Spot clean. Do not put into washing machine or dryer due to metal internal frame.