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Carter No.: 044t

Handlist description: Ornamental garment

Card/Transcription No.: 044t-1

44 (t) Ornamental Garment. 42

<> circ. 70 70-80

Position, under leopard skin. Ornamental shirt. Measurements only approx. as garment could not be spread out fully. Neck opening about 9 wide & .8 deep. Sleeve Side seam open 18.5 down from shoulder, to accommodate arm. This meas. certain. Fringe at bottom about 6. long. Upper end of the fringe was a piece of tape .4 wide, sewn to the hem of the garment.

Decoration Side borders to garment 5.5 wide. Down centre of the borders a series of ovals 2.7 x 1.8 In them apparently (see next card)

Bottom border similar. To bottom border, but apparently not to side border, gold sequins were sewed at ? intervals.

Sprayed with strong solution of cellulose acetate in acetone.


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