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Bow

Bow
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Culture/People
Karajá (Caraja)
Collector
Francis Gow-Smith (Francis William Gow-Smith), Non-Indian, 1894-1939
Seller
Francis Gow-Smith (Francis William Gow-Smith), Non-Indian, 1894-1939
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Object Name
Bow
Media/Materials
Palm wood, vegetal fiber, macaw feather/feathers, cordage, parrot feather/feathers, pigment/pigments
Techniques
Carved, tied, wrapped, twill-plaited
Dimensions
181 cm
Catalog Number
13/6410
Barcode
136410.000
Collection History
Collected between 1922 and 1924 by explorer and amateur ethnologist Francis Gow-Smith (1894-1939); purchased by MAI from Francis Gow-Smith in 1924.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Karajá (Caraja)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Rio Araguaia; Mato Grosso State and Goiás State, Central-West Region, or Tocantins State, North Region; Brazil
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