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Carter No.: 048g

Handlist description: Pair of compound bows bound up together

Card/Transcription No.: 048g-1

48 (g) Pair of compound bows bound up together.

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L. 131.5 W. in centre 2.4: thickness 2.3: at ends 1.7 x 1.3. The two bows, lying one inside the other, were bound together by a strip of cloth about 7 wide wound round & round, & loosely tied at ends.

Decoration A. Dark: actual notch covered with medium bark. B. Light patterns on medium.

Card no. 048g-1 relating to Carter no. 048g
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