Reinforced bow without its bowstring. Chugach. USA , Russian America. North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Prince William Sound. 19th century.

Reinforced bow without its bowstring
Collection MAE RAS: № 2915-30
Image ID: 4071996
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Museum inventory number:
№ 2915-30
Title:
Reinforced bow without its bowstring
Ethnicity:
Chugach
Place:
USA , Russian America
Geography:
North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Prince William Sound
Date:
19th century
Collector:
Khrushchev Stepan Petrovich, mariner, participant in a round-the-world voyage
Materials:
wood, paint, sinew
Dimensions:
length 129.3 cm, width 4.1 cm, thickness including the cording 2.7 cm
Commentation:
The sinew braid used to strengthen the bow has been broken and it is tied only on one end and in the central part of the bow shaft.
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