Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • unknown Plains maker
  • bow, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Nebraska, United States
  • wood, sinew, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 102.5 x 12 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 40 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 1 3/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6845

The bow has a sinew bowstring. The bow is slightly curved and tapered at the ends. There is sinew on the convex side. The handhold and ends are wrapped with sinew. It is dark brown.