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Carter No.: 021d

Handlist description: Ceremonial robe

Card/Transcription No.: 021d-14

21 Contents (Continued) 14

d (contd)

Treatment. Treated exposed portion of garment first with a solution of Canada balsam dissolved in xylene applied by means of a pipette, and afterwards with melted paraffin wax.

Sprayed a few small portions of cloth from which ornamentation had dropped with a solution of celluloid dissolved in a mixture of amylacetate and acetone.

Card no. 021d-14 relating to Carter no. 021d
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