Wrist Guard

Bow Guard


Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 53-13-16
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Navajo
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Leather | Silver

Bow guard (Gato). Silver plaque on leather with silver button fastening cord. Basic design is: four S-shaped raised elements, meeting at center to form an X. Border of tiny stamped S. Oval button relief sunburst with scalloped edge.

Length 8.3 cm
Width 5.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. John B. Stetson, 1953

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