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Carter No.: 044t

Handlist description: Ornamental garment

Card/Transcription No.: 044t-2

44 (t) cont. 43

<> 0 1 3 4 Border pattern

<> Main pattern.

These sequins were 1.3 in diam. 3 applied thread bars underneath. The waggly side lines were applied strips, the outer ones being green, inner ones ? Remainder of pattern was applied stitching, in long wavy stitches, colours ?

Neck border about 5. wide. Pattern ? Round upper edge of it, at intervals of about 1.8, a series of gold sequins .8 in diam. These had two thread holes.

Body of garment A series of rosettes, 2 in diam, applied coloured linen threads in wavy stitches. In centre of each rosette a tiny gold sequin, .6 in diam. These had applied thread bars underneath.

Treatment. Sprayed with a solution of cellulose acetate in acetone.

Card no. 044t-2 relating to Carter no. 044t
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