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  • Aché peoples
  • arrow, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • bamboo, wood, guan feathers?, plant fiber, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 130 x 8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 51 1/8 x 3 1/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5381
Description

The arrow has a bamboo shaft and a barbed wooden point. The point is held in place with plant fiber wrapping. The dark feathers at the opposite end are held in place with plant fiber wrapping.