Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

quiver and bow sleeve
  • Jicarilla Apache peoples
  • quiver and bow sleeve, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • buckskin, beads, wood, pigment, beading
  • Object Length/Width: 145 x 78 cm
    Object Length/Width: 57 1/16 x 30 11/16 in
  • Gift of Sister Mary Hubert, St. Mary's College
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1164.01
Multimedia
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The buckskin quiver has a separate compartment for the bow. There is green pigment on the opening, next to a beaded band of white with dark blue checkerboard patterns. There is red pigment at the base, also next to a beaded band of white with dark blue color blocks. There is buckskin fringe on the closed end of the quiver and bow sleeve. The carrying strap has strips of dark blue and white beading at its point of attachment as does the fringe opposite the strap.