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, guan feathers, cotton string, gum resin
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 161 x 4.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 63 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 13/16 in
  • Gift of Haskell Springer
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7187

The arrow has a long bamboo shaft and a long, thin dark brown wood point inserted in one end, held in place with plant fiber wrapping and resin. One black and one white feather at opposite end are secured with string and resin.