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Object description

  • Malinke artist
  • Quiver and arrows, before 1821
  • Leather
  • Malinke, West Africa
  • L: 20 in, W: 18 in, D: 2 1/2 in (L: 50.8 cm, W: 45.7 cm, D: 6.3 cm)
  • Gift of Captain Francis Stevens, ca. 1800
  • E9966

SPECIAL COLLECTION

East India Marine Society Collection

DESCRIPTION

This is a quiver with nine poisoned arrows. The quiver is made in sections of leather of various brown shades. It has a wide shoulder strap.