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Carter No.: 048t

Handlist description: Straight stick decorated with coloured barks

Card/Transcription No.: 048t

48 (t) Straight stick decorated with coloured barks.

<> 2 11 23.8 42.8 116.3 122.2 130 135.7 137.5


L. 137.5 Diam. 1.2 constant. Diam. of knob 2.5 Stick entirely covered with bark. Colours used dark red, light brown & gold leaf.

A. Top Daisy: light on dark. Below <> B. Small patterns as usual C. Plain light brown. D. In centre band 2.3 wide, with cartouches (usual) flanked by "millions of years". On either side bands of usual small patterns. E Plain dark red F & H. Small patterns G. Captive figures I Plain light brown.

Sprayed with celluloid in amyl acetate. Treated with melted paraffin wax

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