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  • Chokwe peoples
  • arrow, late 1800s–1908
  • Where object was made: Angola?
  • bamboo, iron, feathers, plant fiber, gum resin
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 72 x 3 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 28 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0781.07
Description

This is an arrow with a bamboo shaft and metal point. The point is leaf shaped with a constriction in the middle and is held in place with plant fiber wrapping. The dark brown feathers are held in place with plant fiber wrapping.