Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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arrow with wooden point
  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • arrow with wooden point, late 1800s–1914
  • Where object was made: Angola?
  • bamboo, wood, guinea fowl feathers, plant fiber, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 87 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 34 1/4 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0781.02

This bamboo arrow shaft has a multi-barbed wooden point inserted into the end and kept in place with plant fiber binding. Guinea fowl feathers are used for fletching.