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Carter No.: 046kk

Handlist description: Bead-work object

Card/Transcription No.: 046kk

46 (kk) Beadwork object (see 54.ddd. 2) 43

<> Cont. 8.3 6.4 15+ End. <> = yellow <> = blue <> = white <> = red <> = green

Beadwork from ? Beads glass disc, yellow, blue, white, red & green. At edge a linen cording, same diam, as beads. No cloth backing. Centre bars of colour continue right across with same border other side.

Order of colour from rounded end - B.Y.G.W.R.Y.B.W.R.Y.G.W.B.Y.R.W.B.Y.G.W.R.Y. Cont. Possibly in connection with this a considerable length (at least 52) 2.5 mm. in diam., ending in two tassels 5 long. More of this beadwork was found in 54.ddd.2

Treatment Melted wax poured over.

Card no. 046kk relating to Carter no. 046kk
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