Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Brazil
  • arrow, late 1900s–1976
  • Where object was made: Brazil
  • bamboo, wood, plant fiber, amazon parrot feathers, parrot feathers, string, gum resin
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 154.5 x 4 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 60 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 in
  • Gift of Haskell Springer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7186

The arrow has a light natural colored bamboo shaft. The long, thin dark brown wooden point is held in the end with brown plant fiber wrapping. There are two feathers in a green and brown spiral around the opposite end, held in place with string and resin. There are very small yellow feathers at the end.