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Description A bow of recurved wood, possibly Dakota, painted with yellow and red paint, the center and each end wrapped with sinew, circa the second half of the 19th century. The bow-string is made of twisted sinew.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 39 inches length
1 inch width
1/2 inches thickness
Nomenclature Bow (weapon)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian weapons--Minnesota.
Dakota Indians.
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. George Chase Christian in memory of her husband, Mr. George Chase Christian
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7418.3
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