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Bow

Object Number:2003-32-222
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Solomon Islands (uncertain)
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Length: 188 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Thickness: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number:1995.X.16528 - Other Number
CIVIC1995.X.16528 - Other Number

Description

Long, slightly curved bow of dark brown wood. Outer face convex, inner flat. Carved projections at ends for securing bowstring. Resembles other Solomon Islands bows in collection. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

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