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Bow Case


Native NameAwta
Object Number:38648
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Cotton Cloth
Wool Flannel
Length: 118 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Southwest, R. Stewart Culin, 1901
Other Number:CG2017-2-143 (bow) - Associated Object Number


Quiver and bow case made from hide and joined with three hide straps. The bow case has a seam down its entire length and is damaged near the middle and at the lower end. The quiver has a reinforcing stick down the back inserted through leather straps and underneath layers of red wool flannel and undecorated cloth. The bottom of the quiver has a thick panel of reinforcing hide. A short sling strap is formed by two leather straps tied together.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

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