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Plains Indian Museum

Descriptions
wood 4438 mink skin hand whittled sinew 620 machine stitched 24
Names
bow 53
Dimensions:
L: 44.875 in, width at center: 1.125 in, depth at center: .75 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. J. R. Simplot
Remarks:
Utensils and Implements: Hunting. Hand carved from a fairly knotty wood, D shaped in cross section, thickest at middle, single notch on each end on opposite sides of bow, strung with 2 twisted strands of sinew looped and knotted at one end while the other end is wrapped around the bow tip several times and knotted, remnants of red ochre (possibly) on bow and sinew.
Accession Number:
NA.102.156

Not currently on display


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