Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8401045

Category: Bows-Quivers

Region: Plains

Tribe: Hidatsa

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Ash wood; sinew; native tanned buffalo hide; dyed and natural porcupine quills; red paint.

Description: Carved wooden bow reinforced with sinew backing on front side, red paint on underside. Soft tanned hide has been wrapped around the bow in three places. The hide is decorated with porcupine quillwork, most elaborately on the top and bottom segments.

Dimensions: Length 41 inches 104.2 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 61

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