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Carter No.: 046d

Handlist description: Nine triangular loin-cloths

Card/Transcription No.: 046d

46 (d) 9. Triangular Loin-cloths. 8

These were folded carefully into flat pads 12 x 5 x circ. 2. Originally each of them was tied round the middle by a single thread.

<> 103 19.8 91

Cloth cut bias. Made in two pieces with a seam down the middle. Sewn together with a running over and over stitch, with dark thread. Top edge turned over .8 in centre and hemmed, narrowing down to a mere roll over at the corners. Sides rolled up to a cording and sewn.

Cp. 50 (b)

Sprayed with a solution of cellulose acetate in acetone.

Card no. 046d relating to Carter no. 046d
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