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Carter No.: 048m

Handlist description: Wooden staff with ivory top

Card/Transcription No.: 048m

48 (m) Wooden staff with ivory top.

<> 3.4 1.5 126

Hard wood, dark reddish brown in colour. Diam below handle 2: at middle 2.6: at three quarters 2.8: tapering to a rough point at end.

17 down from handle a band of gesso covered with glue. Had been covered with gold(?). Badly warped & split. No inscription.

Washed with damp sponge. Knob re-fastened with celluloid cement - also loose piece of wood.

Card no. 048m relating to Carter no. 048m
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