Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0128

Category: Bow

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Bone, wood and sinew.

Description: Eskimo bow, made by securing three pieces of bone together, utilizing sinew. Bows like this were made in the Arctic where wood was virtually non existent. The arrows are, however, made of wood, with small metal points.

Dimensions: Length 35.0 inches high


Forrest Fenn Collection


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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