Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Bororo maker
  • arrow, 1970s
  • Where object was made: Mato Grosso, Brazil
  • bamboo, feathers, string
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 98 x 5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 38 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 13/16 in
  • Gift of Haskell Springer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6508

The arrow has a shaft of bamboo with the end cut on an angle for the tip. The two brown feathers at the opposite end are held in place with black string.