Minnesota Historical Society M-Flame Logo

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
Related Collections

Add Comment Here:

Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)


I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.