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  • Culture/People:

    probably Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Bow

  • Date created:

    circa 1870

  • Place:

    North Dakota or South Dakota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, sinew, pigment/pigments

  • Techniques:

    Carved, twisted, stained

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected on December 30, 1890 from the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre in South Dakota by C.B. Latimer of the US Army's Seventh Cavalry; sold to Abel E. Brooks (1834-ca. 1915, renowned collector of Civil War firearms) or an intermediate party on April 20, 1891 when Latimer was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas; acquired by George Heye in 1906.

  • Dimensions:

    117.00 x 3.80 x 7.50 cm

  • Catalog number:

    1/1160

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Song for the Horse Nation" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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