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Embo fishwife
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Embo fishwife

B/w laser photocopy of photo of a page from a book with a side on view of an Embo fishwife showing her dress and the way the creel is supported by the strap or crioslach that goes round the hips and creates a pad of material to help stop the creel rubbing. The upper strap that goes over the arms is the iris.
Picture added on 24 April 2008
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Embo

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