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Carter No.: 021rr

Handlist description: Pad of finest linen

Card/Transcription No.: 021pprr

21. Contents (Cont.) 52


Roll of fine linen. From bottom of box. 14 x 8 x 4.5. Unknown whether shawl or robe. Fringed edges. In one corner two signs in hieratic in black ink. Not unrolled. Sprayed outside with solution of celluloid in acetone.


Ten rolls of bandage of fine linen. Ranging from 17.5 in length to 3 cm. These made apparently of strips of cloth torn off and rolled. Use here? Diameters of rolls vary from 2.5 - 1.2.


Pad of finest linen. Fringed end. One edge showed a curve. May have been a kilt. Not unrolled. Threads to inch approx. 90 x 130

Treatment Sprayed outside with solution of celluloid in acetone.

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