Bow

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Registration number
26072
Item name
Bow 
Category
Hunting
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Americas > Peru > Piura Region > Talara
Map
Collector
Mrs Winifred Hall 
Acquisition date
 
Acquisition method
by Dr Ian McNiven 
Dimensions
H: W: 35 mm L: 1420 mm D: 15 mm Circum:

Description

Carved long dark wooden bow with a woven twine string attached with cotton thread.

Research notes

Items 26066 to 26077 were bought by Mr Robert Gifford and Mrs Winifred Hall from a trader in Talara when they were in Peru working for International Petroleum (Imperial Oil out of Toronto). The trader went at times as far as the headwaters of the Amazon in his trading expeditions.

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