Blowgun Dart Gauge
|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
Upper Baloi River
|Credit Line:||Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898|
"Wooden form on which the pith butts of the darts used in a blow-pipe are shaped. The piece of pith is fastened on the point at the end, and cut to the proper cone shape; the base of the cone is gauged by the wooden form, which is the exact size of the bore of the blow-pipe." (The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters) Wooden stick with three raised decorative rings, sharp point at end.
|[Book] Furness, William H. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters: Its Festivals and Folk-lore.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 74||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] McDougall, William, and Hose, Charles. 1912. The Pagan Tribes of Borneo.. London. Macmillan and Company. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Vol. I, p. 218; Fig. 42; and Plate 115||View Objects related to this Type Citation|
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