Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Brazil
  • bow, 1940s
  • Where object was made: Brazil
  • wood, plant fiber, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 191.5 x 4.5 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 75 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Pirtle
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7157

The long dark brown bow has a twisted plant fiber bowstring. The middle section of the bow is wrapped with dark brown plant fibers. The bowstring is lighter brown, but the loose end is wrapped at one end of the wrapped section on the bow.