Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Country Unknown
  • arrow, late 1800s–2007
  • wood, metal, feathers, plant fiber, string
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 71.5 x 4 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 28 1/8 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0797

This arrow has a wooden shaft and metal point. The point is long and narrow with a barb at the end. There are two feathers at the opposite end, each of them are shaped like a comma and they are white and brown. The black plant fiber wrapping holds the point and feathers in place. It has string wrapped at the notched end.