Beaded Bow

Samuel Ball, Modoc / American, about 1827 - unknown
California culture


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collected about 1902-1904

Wood and glass beads

Overall: 29 in. (73.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: Quapaw Agency, Indian Territory, United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Hunting and Fishing

Research Area

Native American

Native American: California Culture

Not on view


Unknown maker, Indian Territory (Oklahoma); collected by unknown collector, Hayward, Wisconsin; coillected by Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Oklahoma, 1902-1904; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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