Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Ifugao or Negrito maker
  • blowgun, late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Philippines ?
  • bamboo, adhesive tape, feathers, dyeing, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 3.5 x 3 x 105 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 41 5/16 in
  • Gift of the Olga E. and Lt. Colonel Raymond H. Hollis family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3562

The length of bamboo has a short length near one end. The short piece is held in place with adhesive tape. The purple feathers at either end and in the middle are also held in place with adhesive tape.