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Carter No.: 261a

Handlist description: Outer linen covering

Card/Transcription No.: 261a-1

261.A. Outer linen covering = a shirt

DIMENS: L. 264, W. 100, cms Fringe 10 cms in length.

A complete shirt made out of a piece of linen with fringe; folded in half; hemmed on both sides, with openings left for arms; at top centre a circular opening for the neck <>. Carefully (roll) hemmed.

Lower right corner a dated inscription in black marking ink (see note attached)

There was evidence of pressing such as ironing or mangling.

Preservation quite good only slight discolouration.

Card no. 261a-1 relating to Carter no. 261a
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