Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Indonesia
  • arrow, late 1800s–1995
  • Where object was made: Indonesia
  • wood, feathers, string, plant fiber, gum resin
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 152.5 x 6 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 60 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Beatrice A. Wright
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7168

The very long arrow is dark brown. The end is cut to a point. The last portion of the shaft near the feathers is wrapped with dark brown plant fiber. There are two bands of light colored string. The two feathers at the end are light brown and brown and are secured with string and resin. There is a small notch in the end.