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Carter No.: 021cc

Handlist description: Tapestry woven garment

Card/Transcription No.: 021cc

21. Contents (cont.) 44

(cc) <> 24 12 35

Tapestry woven garment. Head covering representing a protective bird, with wings hanging down behind (cf. 44t). Dotted lines show main part of garment as cut out. Full lines show cloth as folded over. (See phot.). Measurements only approximate. The head-covering was a separate piece of cloth sewn on, about 8cm high & 12 from back to front. It was open both back and front. Round edges an applied tape, 8 mm. wide. The whole cloth had been elaborately decorated with tapestry woven coloured threads. Patterns? Scattered thickly over the main part of the robe gold sequins 1 cm in diam. None on head part. Garment lined with ordinary fine cloth.

To be more fully examined later.

Treatment Sprayed with solution of celluloid in amylacetate.

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