Object Title

Bow (yumi)

Bow (yumi)

Date

1800

Object Number

XXVIB.27

Provenance

Found, Oriental Armoury, 1991.

Physical Description

Bound with broad and narrow bands of rattan, lacquered red, the areas between lacquered black. It is composed of two laminations of wood and one of sumac wood in between. The grip is placed one third of the total length from the base, and is wrapped in grey doeskin.

Dimensions

Dimensions: overall length 2190 mm, the length from the upper nock to the grip is 1380 mm.L grip from base 72.8 cm (28.8 in) Weight: The weight of the bow is 7.2 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

none

Associations

Places Japan