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Carter No.: 044b

Handlist description: Linen scarf or sash

Card/Transcription No.: 044b-1

44 (b) Linen scarf or sash 13

1. Position Crumpled together and laid loosely on top of box. 2. Dimensions L. circ. 4.60 metres, including fringes. W. circ. 26.

3. Description Made of fairly fine linen cloth. One edge plain finished edge, other fringed .5 wide. Ends fringed, about 12 cm long (warp ends). 7 bands of green thread, .4 wide, running lengthwise, inwoven. 2 by either edge, 1 cm & 2 cm from edge; 1 9cm from plain edge; 2 9 cm & 11 cm from fringed edge. In one place at any rate there was a similar transverse band. The ends were split up the middle a distance of 32 cm. less fringe. This not accidental, as the inner edges were oversewn. At one end, other ?), on each streamer just below top of cut an inscription put in in needlework(?), in colours. As per margin.



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