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(t) Leopard skin cloak
Head of plaster covered with gold leaf. W. 14, H. 13: Max.
Eyes of crystal, with details in paint underneath(?). Whites
with red in corners: pupils outlined in black, within red with
black spot. Eye frames, brows, drops & nose of blue glass
inlay. One piece of inlay missing. All round under edge 13
threading holes, very irregularly spaced.
Body of cloth with tapestry woven designs (colours?). Shape &
size(?). Tail width 3.5. Length?
Claws of silver. Each claw had a hole pierced in top end to
fasten to cloth. Width of forepaw 3.8.
The spots on the skin represented by 5 point stars of gold.
These were hollow, of thin sheet gold, 1.5 wide from tip to
tip. In each tip a threading hole. Stars irregularly placed
about 2.5 apart.
Treatment: Sprayed with solution of celluloid in amylacetate.
Treated with strong spray of celluloid solution in amylacetate.