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  • Aché peoples
  • arrow, late 1800s–1976
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • bamboo, wood, plant fiber, feathers
  • Object Length/Width: 116 x 7 cm
    Object Length/Width: 45 5/8 x 2 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5379
Description

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