Old Arrow Maker

At the doorway of his wigwam

Sat the ancient Arrow-maker

At his side, in all her beauty,

Sat the lovely Minnehaha”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Song of Hiawatha, first published 1855 
Title
Old Arrow Maker
Artist
Date
modeled 1866, carved 1872
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
21 1213 5813 38 in. (54.534.534.0 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Joseph S. Sinclair

Mediums
Mediums Description
carved marble
Classifications
Keywords
  • Indian
  • Figure group
  • Occupation – craft – arrow maker
  • Dress – Indian dress
Object Number
1983.95.182
Palette
Linked Open Data
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