Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8808037

Category: Bows-Quivers

Region: Plains

Tribe: Plains - upper Missouri River

Period: 1825-1850 - circa 1830-1840

Materials: Elk antler; sinew; red wool trade cloth; porcupine quills.

Description: Curved horn bow backed with sinew; sinew bow string; wrapped sinew at each end and center; decoration of red wool cloth wrapped with quillwork. Fixed to the bow is a small blue collector's stamp, partially torn, with the numbers _3.

Dimensions: Length 26.25 inches 66.5 cm.


From a private museum in Switzerland founded in the 1830s or 1840s
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 66

Notes (click on note to open):

Drs. Ted J. Brasser 2005

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