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Carter No.: 048j(2)

Handlist description: Compound bow decorated with coloured barks

Card/Transcription No.: 048j2-1

48 (j 2) Compound bow, decorated with coloured barks.

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

L. 113 W. in middle 2 x 1.6 thick: at middle of reverse curve 2 x 1.4: below notch 1.3 x 1: at notch 1.4 x 1.4 Width of notch .4: from tip to end of notch .7. Bow entirely covered with coloured barks, so details of construction impossible to get.

Decoration A. Black with light brown tip. B. Bands of small patterns in black, dark red, green & light brown with a few details in gold leaf. C. Plain light brown, with a band on outside of inscription


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