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Carter No.: 018

Handlist description: Funerary bouquet

Card/Transcription No.: 018


18 Funeral Bouquet

Position Standing erect, against wall to right of doorway. 19 up from bottom, unbound brach ends, about 10 of them. Rest of handle above this bound round tightly with leaves applied singly. They were held in place by a binding of reed strip, now almost entirely disappeared. Above a triangular frame of reed stalk. Above apparently branches were loose. About 60 wide at widest point above. Width of triangular frame 34. Diam. of handle about 6.

No trace of flowers.

Leaves to be identified later.

Sprayed with a solution of celluloid in acetone.

Card no. 018 relating to Carter no. 018
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