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Carter No.: 021f

Handlist description: Decorated sandal (pair to 021g)

Card/Transcription No.: 021f-20

21. Contents (cont.) 20

f. (cont) about 50 granules to each boss. These were of yellow gold. Below these circles of red gold. Below six petals of dull gold, and below again 6 petals of bright red gold. Between daisies tiny round bosses of yellow gold. Background showing blue paste. Fastened to these side pieces on either side of (1) projecting ducks' heads of gold with black inlay(?) decoration. Sides and heel of embossed leather with gold decoration (see drawing next sheet). The outside of the gold <> in this decoration had 2 thread holes in each to attach to leather. Half rosettes used in extreme angles. Along top edge of these a string of disc beads - gold at intervals of 2 or 3 irregularly, with red, green and blue? between. Over instep a band of tiny beads, fastened to side flaps and coming outside toe thong. Consisted of six strings.

Treatment. To remains of sides & heels applied solution of Canada balsam in xylol by means of pipette.

<>black { gold beads at intervals of 6-8 on each string. <> blue <>black <>black <>blue <>black

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