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unfilled showed a double crossing thread.
On most of the squares a thread of the cloth was picked up by the
bead-carrying threads to hold in place. This always close up against
Some of the gold sequins and many of the beads are upside down. This
probably happened where taut threads snapped, and made the bead or
Somewhere on the robe there were bands of tiny glass bead discs
arranged in patterns (see separate sheets for these). One of them
(Band A) from the fact that it had dangling pendants, must have come
at the hem of the garment. Position of the others doubtful, though in
one place it looked as though Band B ran at right angles to Band A.
This pattern garment should belong to a woman. It may, like some
others in the box have been a child's garment. The King as a child
might conceivably have been dressed as a girl on some