Bow and Four Arrows

Coast Salish
Northwest Coast


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about 1841

Wood, sinew, leather, feathers, iron, and obsidian

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Acquired from the Smithsonian Institution



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view


Collected by Lt. Robert E. Johnson, Ship Vincennes, U.S. Exploring Expedition (Peale no. 177), 1841; transferred by order of the United States Congress to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. (no. 2752), 1857; acquired by the Dartmouth College Museum, Hanover, New Hampshire, in an exchange, 1880's; catalogued, 1913.

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