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Carter No.: 044r

Handlist description: Decorated garment

Card/Transcription No.: 044r-2

44 (r) cont. 39

to a diam. of about .8 & sewing. This may have tied it round head.



This was not tapestry woven. The long wing lines and conventional feathers were all narrow strips of cloth applied. Colours were black on blue, red & green alternately.

Near round opening at either side - held by claws of bird (?) a cartouche worked in the same way - Kheperu-neb-re on left, Tut.. on right.

Down the longitudinal decoration lines a series of small sequins .7 in diam. with 2 threading holes. These were about 4 - 4.5 apart. In one line there were a few


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