A quiver is a container used for holding arrows. Quivers are made by specialised old men and used by adult morans. The covering of the quiver is made of cowhide, sewn with them from the backbone of the cow. It is sewn using the pin.The quiver itself is made from river bamboo and covered with cowhide.


  • Title: Quiver
  • Location: Kenya
  • Type: Quiver
  • Rights: National Museums of Kenya
  • Photographer: GibsPhotography
  • Local Name: Motiet
  • Community: Nandi
  • Collection Date: 1970-12-11
  • Collected By: Peter Nzuki

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