Dakota bow

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Description A child-sized Dakota curved wooden bow from the Cheyenne River reservation, circa 1900. The bow is strung with a bowstring made of twisted sinew, notched at each end, grooved along the inside of the curv,e and has two sets of diagonal stripes at each end in blue and red paint.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 22 1/8 inches length (overall)
9/16 inch width (widest point)
1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Bow (weapon)
Subjects Found at Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Found at Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Used by Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9859.45.A

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