Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Plains peoples
  • arrow, 1860s
  • Where object was made: Abilene, Kansas, United States
  • wood, hawk feathers?, iron, sinew
  • Object Length: 65 cm
    Object Length: 25 9/16 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1206

The wooden shaft is fletched with feathers, possibly hawk feathers, and has an iron point. A small amount of dark blue or black pigment is barely visible under the fletching.