Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCQUIV1457

Category: Bows-Quivers

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Apache - Jicarilla

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Native tanned buckskin, wool cloth, wood, sinew, feathers, iron arrow points.

Description: Thick native tanned buckskin (probably elk) quiver and bowcase that has two scalloped tabs with cutouts on the top and fringe hanging on the bottom. The quiver has a wood stay that is buckskin-wrapped with black wool cloth and a leather cuff around the mouth. The bow is sinew backed. The quiver contains 14 arrows. A shoulder strap is made of buckskin.

Dimensions: Quiver length 26 inches bow case length 42 inches


Museum acquisition dates on bow case, bow and arrows are 1894.
Richard R. Pohrt Sr.


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 187

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