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Carter No.: 043g

Handlist description: Two flat rolls of cloth

Card/Transcription No.: 043g

43 (g) Two flat rolls of cloth.

Position under (f). Size of rolls 12 x 5 x circ. 2.5 thick. One unrolled, other not.

<> 9.1 28 125 135

Triangular loin cloth (see also Box 50). Made of two pieces joined down centre with an over and over stitch. This for strength as cloth was cut bias. Edge at top turned over .8 in centre, running down to a point at wings, and hemmed. Sides strengthened with an over and over stitch. These two may have come from bundle (c) Threads to inch 280 x 80 In very good condition: could be unrolled and handled quite readily.

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