Some bows for the Negritos of northern Negros are made from the body of the anahaw. The trunk is cut into lengths of proper sizing, split into pieces, shaped into a bow shaft, and smoothed with an edge of a splint of a bamboo variety called bagakay. The string may be from a variety of rattan called payasan (Calamus Merrillii Becc.)
Image and Text Source: Rahmann, Rudolf, and Marcelino N. Maceda. “Notes on the Negritos of Northern Negros.” Anthropos 50, no. 4/6 (1955) : 810–36. http://www.jstor.org/stable/40450358.
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