Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

  • Plains peoples
  • arrow, 1860s
  • Where object was made: Abilene, Kansas, United States
  • wood, feathers, paint, sinew
  • Object Length: 65.5 cm
    Object Length: 25 3/4 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1170

The wooden arrow shaft has a thick red band and two thin blue bands around the fletching. Only one feather remains, along with the sinew wrapping. The tip end is painted green, though there is no metal point.