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Carter No.: 030

Handlist description: Decorated wooden footstool

Card/Transcription No.: 030-3

30 (cont)

3. Description (cont.)

All details of hair, dress etc. in red paint.

Side Border 1.5 wide. Similar design to top, but in red paint instead of being incised.

Similar captive figures, but overlapping, feet of Asiatic resting on stomach of African.

Asiatic here has long hair, with a fillet bound round and net(?) above. Neck bindings in both cases end in lilies, in front. Arms of Asiatic extended; of African bent upwards.

Other side the same, except that there are no flower tassels at neck.

4. Treatment.

Brushed off superficial dust. Cleaned faience with water. Refastened loose gesso with celluloid cement: sprayed with celluloid in amylacetate: treated with melted paraffin wax.

Card no. 030-3 relating to Carter no. 030
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