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Carter No.: 256,4,t

Handlist description: Skull-cap of fine cambric-like linen

Card/Transcription No.: 256-4t-2

256, 4.T. Cartouches

Nat. Size of size of cartouches

Right side

A <> B <> C <> same as A D same B E same as A

Left side = only variation is A which is the same cartouche as B

In each case the last sign in B resembles more the <> than <> the disc not being shown.

Bead-work of blue and red glass and gold beads

The cartouches of thin sheet gold metal. The heads of the uraei have normal colouring and details as far as it is possible in the bead-work; the bodies and tails of the snakes are of gold beads with centre ridge and margin (on each side) of blue glass beads

Card no. 256-4t-2 relating to Carter no. 256,4,t
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