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Carter No.: 252a

Handlist description: Another linen sheet, under 252

Card/Transcription No.: 252a

252a LINEN SHEET - Covering Coffin

POSITION: Original. Under 252 covering Coffin.

DIMENSIONS: L. 4.75, W. 2.90 metres.

DESCRIPTION: Large linen sheet loosely woven folded in two and laid over the coffin under sheet No. 252. It is much decayed. Is made out of two pieces of linen 1.45 metres wide sewn together.

REMARKS: Much decayed and apparently bears no mark

Card no. 252a relating to Carter no. 252a
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