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, feathers, sinew, pigment
  • Object Length: 68.5 cm
    Object Length: 26 15/16 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1241

The wooden shaft has a thin band of black, green, and red (starting from the end) under the fletching. The point end was red and was punctuated with a thin band of black and another of red. It was fletched with two dark brown feathers and one mottled red and brown feather. The metal point is missing.