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Carter No.: 034

Handlist description: Hassock, bran and beadwork

Card/Transcription No.: 034-1

34. Hassock cloth & bran & beadwork


Lying on its side, resting against north east corner of lower frame-work of lion couch (35).


Diam. had been about 26 and height about 13, but footstool in such bad condition that exact measurements impossible.


The footstool was of cloth filled with bran. On the cloth an elaborate pattern of beadwork, in blue, green, red, yellow and white disc beads. Patterns see next card.


Boiling wax poured over it.

Card no. 034-1 relating to Carter no. 034
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