Object Title

Composite bow

Composite bow

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIB.178

Provenance

Purchased from Ashoka Arts 28 March 2011.

Physical Description

Formed of a laminate of horn, wood and sinew, covered in bark and painted with a crude floral scroll in red, yellow and black. The original sinew bowstring is preserved, and coated with some of the paint showing that some of this is modern.

Inscriptions and Marks

No marks.

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