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  • Greenland Inuit peoples
  • arrow, 1890s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • wood, feathers, paint, bone, string, paper, yarn, sinew?, carving, braiding
  • Object Length: 89 cm
    Object Length: 35 1/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5536
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Description

The arrow has red wooden shaft and three white feathers with black speckles, two of which have red spots, held in place with string. The opposite end has a bone segment, one end wrapped with paper and white string. There is a bone point with three barbs and a braided tether, decorated with tufts of red yarn.