Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ifugao or Negrito peoples
  • bow, late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • wood, plant fiber, stain?, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 168.5 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 66 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of the Olga E. and Lt. Colonel Raymond H. Hollis family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7160

The long, flat slat of wood, is tapered at either end. It is brown with light brown striations. The light brown bowstring is made of twisted plant fibers.