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Birds' nests : Page 113


pliable, each is brought back of the next one on the right, in front of the next and then down inside the nest. A handle is made in this way. The ends of the fifteen-inch spoke are inserted, one on either side of the nest, at about three and three-quarters inches from the top, beside a spoke. On this foundation a weaver of No. 2 rattan is wound, as described on page 53, making a twisted handle. The nest is then colored a wood-brown with creosote shingle stain.

Bird's Nest Made of a Gourd Covered with Knotted Raffia

Materials: A round gourd about 11.5 inches in circumference, A bunch of raffia,

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