Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • United States
  • bow, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States
  • osage orange wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 141.5 x 8 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 55 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7197

The narrow slat of wood is tapered toward either end and is slightly curved. It is notched at each end to hold the bowstring. It is brown.

There is no bowstring present.