Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Plains maker
  • arrow, 1860s
  • Where object was made: Abilene, Kansas, United States
  • wood, feathers, paint, sinew
  • Object Length: 65 cm
    Object Length: 25 9/16 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1169

The wooden arrow shaft is painted red on the fletched end, with two thin blue bands, and a thick blue band. The point end is painted green. One portion of a single dark feather remains, but there is no metal point.