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Black palm bow with broken bamboo string
- Joined: January 26th, 2007, 1:48 pm
I was gifted this great black palm bow, by Ray Madden. It comes from New Guinea. It's 55" long and has a "string" made of bamboo. Unfortunately this bows "string" was broken before it was given to me. The "string" was made with bamboo with nodes 31" apart! This would seem to me to be an exceptional piece of bamboo. I can't remember seeing a piece of bamboo with nodes this far apart. I can't think of anywhere I might acquire bamboo like this. Maybe someone here can help me out.
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