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Carter No.: 046aa

Handlist description: Ebony mallet

Card/Transcription No.: 046aa

46 (aa) Ebony Mallet. 33

<> 6.5 8.5 18 A A

Diam. at top 8.3 Diam. of handle 1.9.

Top and 1cm. down side covered with gesso. This overlaid with a thick coating of glue ? Originally covered with gold (?) From A-A had apparently also been covered with something.

Treatment Washed wood with damp sponge. Sprayed gesso & wood with solution of celluloid in amylacetate.

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