Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Apache peoples
  • bow, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, sinew, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 104.5 x 9 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 41 1/8 x 3 9/16 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6847

The wooden bow has a twisted sinew bowstring. The curved bow has a secondary curvature in the center for a handhold. There is sinew on the outside curvature. It is brown.