Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bow carrier
  • unknown Native Arctic maker
  • bow carrier, late 1800s–1949
  • sealskin, sinew, bone
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 116 x 12.5 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 45 5/8 x 4 7/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Ross Bryan
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5802.02

Oblong sealskin case for a bow. Pouch near middle is held on with sinew stitches. The end of the pouch is open and there is a small bone toggle on the case adjacent to the pouch. Leather strap attached about 1/4 length from either end, though the strap is broken.