Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Lakota maker
  • arrow, 1861–1889
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • wood, quills, dyeing, carving
  • Object Length: 33 cm
    Object Length: 13 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1201

The wood is carved into an arrow shaft and tip. It has bands of white, dark blue, and faded red quills wrapped around the end opposite the tip.