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Carter No.: 048f

Handlist description: Double compound bow, decorated with bark

Card/Transcription No.: 048f-1

48 (f) Double compound bow, decorated with bark.

1:10 <> A B C D E F G H I

<> 0 .4 .8 3. 1

Had been entirely bound round with a strip of cloth, about 11 wide. L. 112 Made up of two bows placed sideways one upon the other. Covered entirely with coloured barks, together in sections D E F, & independently from thence out to ends. Owing to the bark exact construction impossible to ascertain.

Decoration A. Plain light bark. B. Light patterns on dark. C. Plain light. In this band, on outside of each bow a band of inscription 14.5 long, reading to centre


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