There are two bows labeled "Ap-068". For the purpose of this catalog record, the larger bow will be referred to as "Ap-068.1" and the smaller will be referred to as "Ap-068.2".
Ap-068.1 - Large bow with a small amount of twine wrapped around the limb and attached to one nock (shoulder strap or handle?); the twine is also secured to the limb with a small amount of red string; there is a carved nock at both ends; at approximately the center of the main string there is some red detailing.
Ap-068.2 - Smaller bow made in the same fashion as Ap-068.1 but with a much more substantial twine handle on the limb and no red detailing.
|Collection||Francis L. Black Amazonian Artifacts Collection|
|Collector||Francis L. Black|
|Material||wood, twine, string|
Ap-068.1 - Width = 2.5 cm; Length = 213.9 cm
Ap-068.2 - Width = 2.4 cm; Length = 186.0 cm
|Cataloged by||Jessie Cohen|
|Collector Description||Bow wood, ovoid cross section, 84"|
|OCM Categories||220, 224, 411|