arrow (hunting, fishing & trapping)

Arrow with a shaft made of arrow reed (Gynerium sagittatum, called 'waiwu'), squeezed to fit a wood foreshaft, which is removable and has one row of 12 barbs. The flight is of two opposed radial feathers bound with waxed krawa fibre at both ends and some points between, and decorated with feathers. The end is notched and bound with cotton thread, parts of which are waxed, in a criss-cross pattern.

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