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Culture/People
Selk'nam (Ona)
Collector
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Previous owner
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Seller
Charles W. Furlong (Charles Wellington Furlong), Non-Indian, 1874-1967
Object Name
Bow
Media/Materials
Beech wood, guanaco sinew
Techniques
Carved, twisted
Dimensions
145 x 24 x 4 cm
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
Native Term
ha
Place
Near Estancia Viamonte; Najmish; Estancia Viamonte (Rio Fuego); Río Grande Department; Tierra del Fuego Province; Argentina
Archipelago
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name
Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collected in 1907 or 1908 by American explorer, writer, artist, and photographer Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967) during his expeditions to Tierra del Fuego; purchased by MAI from Charles Furlong in 1916.
Catalog Number
5/8568
Barcode
058568.000
See related items
Selk'nam (Ona)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare
On View
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Southern Cone/Patagonia
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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