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Bow

Bow
Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Yanomamö (Yanomamo)
Previous owner
Santiago Obispo, Non-Indian
Christopher Ferrer, Non-Indian
Donor
Christopher Ferrer, Non-Indian
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Object Name
Bow
Media/Materials
Wood, cordage
Techniques
Carved, wrapped, tied
Dimensions
190.5 x 4.0 cm
Catalog Number
27/134
Barcode
270134.000
Collection History
Acquired by Venezuelan anthropologist Santiago Obispo, probably in the early 1990s; purchased by Christopher Ferrer from Santiago Obispo, who was visiting New York City to gain United Nations support for the protection of indigenous people, in 1993; donated to NMAI by Christopher Ferrer in 2018.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Yanomamö (Yanomamo)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Amazonas State or Bolívar State, Guayana Region; Venezuela