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Item made of tanned hide. Held a Bow and some arrows. Added Fringe for appearance. Tied together with strips of hide and Sinew

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Plains Indian Museum

Plains 566
tanned hide 162 sinew 620 rawhide 1018
quiver 29
ca. 1870
width: 2.5 in, quiver width: 4.5 in, quiver length: 25.25 in, bow case length: 40.5 in, length with fringe: 42 in
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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
Bow case, quiver and strap all attached together and made from tanned hide. Quiver has rounded rawhide bottom stitched on, stitched along one side to make tube like shape, and attached fringe on top and bottom of quiver with sinew thread. Bow case is narrow (2 ½”W) with folded, and stitched on one side. Added self-fringed flap over the top; added piece on bottom also with fringe. Strap is single piece of tanned hide self-fringed on ends. All three (3) pieces bound together with thin strip of hide and holes punched through all pieces at same middle region.
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