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Carter No.: 021r

Handlist description: Similar garment or shawl

Card/Transcription No.: 021r

21. Contents (cont.) 34

(r) Similar garment or shawl of very fine cloth, now almost disappeared.

Decoration (1) flat daisies of gold 1.9 in diam, with usually three

threading holes, but occasional four or five.

(2) Sequins of thin gold 1.7 in diam. Three threading holes.

(3) Sequins " " " 1 - 1.2 in diam. Some with two, some with

three and some with four threading holes. All the gold was of bright yellow, with a coating film of bright scarlet, back & front, unevenly distributed.

At one end of this garment an applied tape .8 wide, from which depended a fringe of different coloured threads, about 7. cm long.

Arrangement of different sequins doubtful, but in one place we get a large sequin, with a small one on either wide, circ. 4 cm. apart.

Treatment: Sprayed small piece with solution of celluloid in amylacetate.

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