Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • arrow, 1890s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • wood, feathers, string, bone, paper, yarn, carving, braiding
  • Object Length: 81 cm
    Object Length: 31 7/8 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5537

The arrow has a wooden shaft and two white feathers with black speckles and one white feather, held in place with string. The opposite end has a bone segment, one end wrapped with paper and white string. There is no point present, but there is a braided tether, decorated with tufts of red yarn.