Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown maker from Paraguay
  • arrow, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • bamboo, wood, feathers, gum resin, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width: 109 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 42 7/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5346

The long arrow has a bamboo shaft and a long brown wooden point with barbs. There are white feathers for fletching, secured with plant fiber and resin. The point is held in place with resin.