Collection: Nagy

Item Number: NC0048

Category: Bow

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo - Caribou Eskimo

Period: 1750-1775

Materials: Wood (cedar?); sinew

Description: Three piece wood bow tied together with braided sinew and backed with braided sinew. On the bow is written in ink, "Esquimaux Bow with arrows and bound with deer sinew. Presented to Dr. Gifford by George Holt, 1775".

Dimensions: Length 60.25 inches


George Holt, Hudson Bay Company, between 1768 and 1771
Dr. Andrew Gifford, England 1775
Baptist Academy, Bristol, England 1784
Linda Barnard Finer, England 1979
Alexander Gallery
John and Marva Warnock Collection

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted Brasser 2005

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