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Carter No.: 046tt

Handlist description: Folded and tied pad of cloth

Card/Transcription No.: 046tt

46 (tt) Folded and tied pad of cloth. 54

This was cloth folded up very neatly to a pad 9 x 6 x circ 2.5 thick. At 4 points it was bound round with a single thread, going round some twenty times. From one end projected a thick coarse fringe about 10 long. (see phot.)

Probably a garment of some sort, but not unwrapped.

Sprayed with a solution of cellulose acetate in acetone

Card no. 046tt relating to Carter no. 046tt
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