Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Solomon Islands
  • bow, late 1800s–1954
  • Where object was made: Malaita, Solomon Islands
  • wood, plant fiber?
  • Object Length/Width: 174 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 68 1/2 x 1 in
  • Gift of Ronald Paul Lantz
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4037

The dark brown wooden bow has a bowstring that is made of twisted plant fibers. The loop at the unattached end is broken. The bow is currently in two pieces.