Bow, bowcase, quiver, and arrows

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Culture/People
possibly Chiricahua Apache (attributed)
Previous owner
Chief Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotanka/Tatanka Yotanka), Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux), ca. 1831-1890
Collector
Major James McLaughlin, Non-Indian, 1842-1923
Previous owner
Major James McLaughlin, Non-Indian, 1842-1923
T. S. Lowe, Non-Indian
William M. Fitzhugh (William MacPherson Fitzhugh), Non-Indian, 1853-1929
Seller
Estate of William M. Fitzhugh
Object Name
Bow, bowcase, quiver, and arrows
Media/Materials
Hide, wood
Techniques
Painted
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Place
Arizona; USA
Date created
1890-1910
Collection History
Said to have belonged to Chief Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotanka, Hunkpapa Lakota, ca. 1831-1890); purchased after Sitting Bull's death from his widow by Indian Agent James McLaughlin; subsequently acquired by T. S. Lowe at an unknown date; purchased from the T. S. Lowe estate by William M. Fitzhugh (1853-1929, a San Francisco collector) at an unknown date; purchased by MAI from the estate of William M. Fitzhugh in 1936.
Catalog Number
19/3089
Barcode
193089.000
See related items
Chiricahua Apache
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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