Category Archives: bow making

Edo Archery

  19th century archery set, one bow missing.

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Selk’nam (Ona) Yah

A beautiful photo of arrows from the Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego.  Collected in the early 20th century. Wonderful sinew wrappings, glass points, and clay pigments. And the nice little bow that accompanies them.    

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C. Gomez, Bow and Arrow Maker

When people appreciated hand made archery equipment.  No training wheel, gizmos, releases, or sights.  Click the image to access the British Museum page for this item.

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Yupik (Eskimo) attributed bow and arrows

Believed to be a Yup’ik quiver, bowcase, bow, and arrows from the late 19th century. Click the image to learn more.

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Bow, arrows, and quiver, Chiricahua

Chiricahua Apache, Arizona ca. 1880 Click the image above to see more about these artifacts at the National Museum of the American Indian. Detail photo of some fletchings and points from this collection.

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