Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Warao peoples
  • arrow, late 1800s–1966
  • Where object was made: Venezuela
  • reed, wood, plant fiber, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 133.5 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 52 9/16 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Andrew M. Torres
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6496

The arrow has a light natural colored reed shaft and a long dark brown wooden point. There is plant fiber wrapping at the junction between the wood and the reed. There is additional wrapping at the opposite end of the reed.