Collection: Nagy

Item Number: NC0023

Category: Bow

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood; sinew; black pigment

Description: Bow with sinew cables running the entire length. The outside of the bow has been pigmented black (faded) except for the last 6 inches on either end. pigmented grooves have been carved into both sides of the bow at the grip and near both ends.

Dimensions: Length 52.5 inches


cf, Mason, Otis Tufton, North American Bows, Arrows and Quivers, Carl J. Pugliese, New York, 1972 (reprint), Plate LXVI, #3a.

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