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Handlist description: Archer's gauntlet

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21. Contents (cont.) 54


Archer's gauntlet of fine very evenly woven cloth.

String 17 - 18 cm. long.: 3 mm. in diam.

Two thicknesses of cloth: edges brought together and oversewn.

Beginning of finger stalls, but all <> and torn.

This must have been a child's gauntlet. Cp. its size 22 x 8 with 50(u), a similar man's gauntlet, which was about 32 long.

Sprayed with a solution of celluloid in acetone.

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