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Carter No.: 044dd

Handlist description: Faience necklace

Card/Transcription No.: 044dd

44 (dd) Faience Necklace 58

Single necklace of large flat beads. Complete length about 41 Beads 1.8 in diam., 1-2 mm. thick. Strung on bunches of fibre. Cups at ends, if any, now missing. Beads were blue, red & black Order ? - 3 blue, 3 red, 14 black, 3 red, 3 blue, 2 red, 11 black, 3 red, 3 blue, 3 red, 10 (?) black, 3 red, 3 blue, 3 red + ? Several of the beads had broken away, so order not very certain. From ends there had been a linen cord .3 in diam, length ?, ending in tassels 5. long.

Treatment. Cleaned with water.

Card no. 044dd relating to Carter no. 044dd
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