Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • United States
  • bow, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, sinew, paint
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 109.5 x 6 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 43 1/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6848

The wooden bow has a twisted sinew bowstring. The curved bow has a secondary curve near the center. There is sinew on the exterior and the wrapped handhold. It is red and yellow on the sides.