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arrow with wide point
  • Chokwe peoples
  • arrow with wide point, late 1800s–1914
  • Where object was made: Angola?
  • bamboo, guinea fowl feathers, plant fiber, iron
  • Object Length/Width: 85 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 33 7/16 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0781.04
Description

This bamboo shaft has a wide iron point, with two scallops. Only a small amount of feather fletching remains. The plant fiber binding at the point end remains intact, but is broken on the fletched end.