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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
snake skin sinew 620 wood 4438 hand carved 24 bark 28
Names
bow 53
Dimensions:
L: 42.5 in, width at center: 1.625 in, depth at center: .875 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Remarks:
Utensils and Implements: Hunting. Hand carved wood, flat D shaped in cross section, back is covered with snake skin - tan and brown patterned; grip and double notched tips are wrapped with strips of coppery colored bark (cherry); strung with 2 twisted sinew strands looped and knotted at both ends.
Accession Number:
NA.102.157

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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