Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • bow, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 47.5 x 15.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 18 11/16 x 6 1/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5723

The slat of wood has a pronounced curvature. It is slightly wider at the middle and tapers to the ends. Each end is notched to hold a bowstring. No string is present. It is brown.