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Carter No.: 021dd

Handlist description: Necklace of resin beads

Card/Transcription No.: 021ddee

21 Contents (cont.) 45

(dd) Necklace of Resin beads. N.E. corner of box at bottom. The necklace consisted of 60 very roughly shaped resin beads of dark red.


ranging in diam. from 3.3 cm - 9 mm.

Several of the beads were beginning to disintegrate.

(ee) Pieces of two or more tasselled belts.

Width of strips varied from 3.8 cm to 4.5.

L. of tassels about 11 cm. Each tassel tied round with bright white thread.

The belts were made of red thread, with an inwoven line of green thread 2 mm wide, 4mm. from edge on each side.

Treatment: Sprayed with solution of celluloid in amylacetate.

Card no. 021ddee relating to Carter no. 021dd
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