Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • India
  • arrow, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: India
  • wood, metal, feathers, sinew, carving, dyeing
  • Object Length: a 65 cm
    Object Length: a 25 9/16 in
    Object Length: b 42 cm
    Object Length: b 16 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Allen Phillips
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3502.a,b

The large wooden arrow is currently in two pieces. One end of the shaft (2007.3502.b) has a diamond shaped metal point, held in place with a brown wrap. The other end of the shaft (2007.3502.a) has three large dark brown feathers for the fletching. The end of the arrow is wrapped with sinew colored green.