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Dakota varnished bow
Description Varnished Dakota bow carved out of wood into a double curve form with tapered ends. The bow is rectangular in cross section. The bowstring is twisted sinew cord knotted around notches cut into either end of the bow.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 41 inches length
1 inches width
1/2 inch depth
Nomenclature Bow (weapon)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Used by Dakota Indians
Made by Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Creation: Approximately 1880
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6300.17.A