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Carter No.: 021nn

Handlist description: Loin-cloth

Card/Transcription No.: 021mmoo

21 Contents (cont.) 51


Shawl(?) with fringed edges.

This was found folded up at the very bottom of the box. Left folded.

Of the finest gauzy linen.

Threads to inch.


Sprayed with solution of celluloid in acetone.


Loin cloth similar to those in Box 50.

Found rolled up at bottom of box: left rolled.

Treatment: Treated with solution of celluloid in acetone.


Roll of very fine linen, consisting of a strip cut in circular fashion 8 cm. wide. Use? found in bottom of box.

Not preserved.

Card no. 021mmoo relating to Carter no. 021nn
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