Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ifugao or Negrito peoples
  • blowgun, late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Philippines ?
  • bamboo, plant fiber, feathers, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 3 x 2 x 82 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 1/8 x 3/4 x 32 1/4 in
  • Gift of the Olga E. and Lt. Colonel Raymond H. Hollis family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3561

The length of bamboo has a short segment of bamboo attached near one end. There are plant fiber wrappings at regular intervals and remnants of pink feathers are visible at some bindings.