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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Textile fragments, unidentified.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • early 7thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

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    Treatment date

    1 May 2006

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Re- House.


    The object had been stored in a grey plastic box, sitting on tissue paper or a thick block of polystyrene foam. Refer to the hardcopy chart housed in a conservation envelope for the exact materials used in each case.

    Treatment details

    The object was put onto Jiffy foam, (polyethylene), in a polystyrene box. Extra long pieces of foam were cut to line the sides of the box to protect the fragments from the hard plastic should they touch the sides, as well as to facilitate ease of lifting the fragments out of the box.

    Old labels were removed from the old packing and placed into a polyethylene bag labelled with the registration number which can be archived and easily referenced back to the objects. The new boxes are labelled with the registration number on the lid and side, and on the cotton twill tabs.

    About these records 

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Excavated 1939

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number


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