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Carter No.: 048u

Handlist description: Straight stick decorated with coloured barks

Card/Transcription No.: 048-2

48 (cont)

H. Ten straight sticks, decorated with coloured bark (n-w). These were fastened together in a bundle by cloth bandages about 10 wide, winding round and round, from handle ends to ferules. At end last bandage end looped loosely round in two or three turns from bottom to middle. Underneath this bandaging, the bundle of stick were fastened together near top by cloth strip folded to about 1 wide, which wound round several times, final end tucking under a wind; and at bottom by strip .5 wide, winding 3 times round.

These sticks were all considerably warped.

I. Quiver full of arrows. (x) J. Single loose arrow (y)

Card no. 048-2 relating to Carter no. 048u
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