Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCQUIV514

Category: Bows-Quivers

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Yankton

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Glass beads, red wool, buckskin, wood, feathers, red ocher, iron, cloth.

Description: Upper Missouri bow and arrow set with twenty matching arrows that have metal points. The bow is covered with red ocher. The quiver, bowcase, and shoulder strap are beaded with stars and scrolls, and buckskin fringe hangs from the extremities were signs of red quillwork is evident. The shoulder strap is lined with brown cloth and trimmed in red wool.

Dimensions: Quiver Length 23 inches bowcase 41 inches


Illustrated in Bows, Arrows & Quivers, by John Baldwin, pp 124. Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 42

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