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Dakota bow

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Description Varnished and painted Dakota bow, rectangular in cross-section, with tapered ends, circa the 19th or early 20th century. It is strung with twisted sinew tied and knotted around notches cut into either end.The painted decorations are in shades of green and red and feature both geometric and foliate designs.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 51 inches length
1 inches width
1/2 inch depth
Nomenclature Bow (weapon)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Creation: Not later than 1923

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6300.17.B

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