These thread wrapped bows are made by bundling smaller dowels. They are ceremonial, please do not go hunting with them.
A bow is a flexible piece of material which shoots aerodynamic projectiles called arrows
. A string joins the two ends and when the string is drawn back, the ends of the stick are flexed. The oldest bows in one piece are the elm Holmegaard bows
found in Denmark
, which were dated to 9,000 BCE.
Approx 36" x 24" - Each is unique.
Materials: wood, pigment, thread, and gold/silver.