Collection: Nagy

Item Number: NC0044

Category: Bow

Region: Northwest Coast

Tribe: Tlingit - ?

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Yew wood; sinew

Description: Hunting bow with sinew bow sting. The belly (inside) of the bow has been carved with three very precisely formed parallel groves that run its entire length. "These grooves appear similar to the fluted front surface of certain Tlinget steel daggers from the early historic period." per Steve Brown.

Dimensions: Length 51 inches; Width 2.25 inches

Notes (click on note to open):

Steven C. Brown

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