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Carter No.: 017

Handlist description: Bundle of leaves on wooden frame

Card/Transcription No.: 017

17 Bundle of leaves on Wooden Frame

1. Position Leaning against wall on right side of doorway. No evidence as to original position.

2. Dimensions See sketch.

3. Description Bundle, consisting of branches of two kinds of leaves, fastened to a framework of reed (?) sticks, and arranged like a bouquet with handle at bottom.

Handle bound round with strips of reed or bark.

Width of frame 40

Max. width 57

Thickness about 25

Diam. at bottom 5

4. Treatment Repeated spray with dilute celluloid solution (in amylacetate) followed by repeated strong celluloid solution (in amylacetate).

Card no. 017 relating to Carter no. 017
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