An image of Bow and arrows

Unknown Artist

Bow and arrows

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Pikosa, Upper Asaro, Daulo District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Dano people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1969
Media
Arms & armour
Medium
black palm bow, plaited split-rattan binding, bamboo, carved wood, yellow orchid stem fibre (Dendrobium), red ochre pigment, pink and blue synthetic pigments, plant fibre string
Dimensions
bow 165.0 cm length, 3.5 cm diameter; string 143.5 cm length; arrows 116.8 to 132.2 cm length, 1.0 to 1.3 cm diameter :
a - bow - black palm; 165 cm; length
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
816.1979.a-h
Copyright
© Dano people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics