Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCQUIV1020

Category: Bows-Quivers

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Apache

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Glass beads, buckskin, cloth, wood, ocher, sinew.

Description: Yellow ocher is covering the rawhide quiver that has a soft buckskin sleeve that is sewn to the mid-section. The sleeve is decorated with glass beads and scalloped buckskin panels of wide fringe. Red cloth outlines the outside of the quiver and a buckskin thong serves as a shoulder strap. Seven reed arrows with hardwood fore shafts and stone points are in the quiver, along with a profusely painted bow. The bow string is made of sinew.

Dimensions: Length 27 inches width 7 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 188

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