Object Title

Bow (yumi)

Bow (yumi)

Date

1801-1830

Object Number

XXVIB.10

Provenance

Presented by the Wellcome Museum for the History of Medecine, 1954.

Physical Description

The bow is of composite construction, of laminated bamboo with a core of sumac wood, lacquered black with multiple of rattan bindings lacquered red. The doeskin grip is set just over one third up the length of the bow from the lowernock. The draw weight is about 70 lb.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The total length of the bow is 2195 mm, the length from the upper nock to the grip is 1380 mm. Weight: The weight of the bow is 0.9 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Japan