Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Ka’igwu (Kiowa) maker
  • bow, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • osage orange wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 103.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 40 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6500

The narrow length of wood is slightly tapered at either end and is curved. It has a glossy finish. It is dark brown in the concave side and light brown on the convex side.