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Carter No.: 044y

Handlist description: Reed kohl tube

Card/Transcription No.: 044y

44 (y) Reed kohl tube 53 See Photo P

Double kohl tube, consisting of two lengths of reed, 4.6 long, .9 in diam. Bound together with strips of cloth near either end .4 wide. Stick of hard wood under upper binding, over under binding. Under both bindings a second stick with broken end (?) Single thread tied round centre. Bottom of one cylinder was solid - i.e. knot - the other was open & stuffed with cloth.

Treatment. Dust brushed off only.

Card no. 044y relating to Carter no. 044y
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