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Southern Plains Beaded Hide Bow Case and Quiver

Auction:
2319
Lot:
166
Sold for:
$8,225$7,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2319
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Plains Beaded Hide Bow Case and Quiver, Mescalero Apache, c. 1870s, the buffalo hide form with multicolored rondels and diagonal devices, fringed at the ends, includes original sinew-back bow and ten arrow shafts with metal and stone points, (hide loss, small tears), lg. 42 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Bow Case, diagonal devices, Ancient weapons, Apache, Archery, Bow, Medieval weapons, Mescalero, Military, Military history, Quiver, Rondel

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