quiver (general & multipurpose); darts

Quiver made of bamboo, composed of two segments. The larger segment (approx. 44 cm long) holds the darts, the smaller segment holds kapok and cactus fibre for fletching darts. Decorated with zig-zag poker work around circumference at top and bottom. Bundle of darts (approx 50), poison tipped. 6 darts are fletched with kapok cotton. The darts are arranged around a carved wood spreader, which is covered in lizard skin, and has a number of posion dart tips bound to it with cord/twine. These tips have been recovered from hunted game.

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