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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
feathers 641 wood 4438 Willow 104 pigment 539 metal 3340 sinew 620
Names
bow 53 arrows 23
Date:
1880-1900
Dimensions:
bow length: 45 in, arrow length: 32.5 in, width: 1.5 in, Diameter: 3 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Bow: straight limb bow, light colored wood, slightly notched both ends. Red pigment on recto, not in handle area (7 ½”L). 13 horizontal lines on verso over length of bow. Sinew braided string wrapped several times around one notch, looped once and tie down on opposite. Arrows: peeled willow, double fletched, sinew wound top and bottom, no glue. Hafted top with metal point, sinew wrapped. Red pigment towards top and bottom. Notched ends.
Accession Number:
NA.102.271

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