Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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two darts
  • South America
  • two darts, late 1800s–1992
  • wood, chicken feathers, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: a 19.5 x 2 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: a 7 5/8 x 3/4 x 3/4 in
    Object Length/Width/Depth: b 18.5 x 2 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: b 7 1/4 x 3/4 x 1 in
  • Gift from the Estate of Karl Menninger and his family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6221.a,b

The two darts each have a light natural colored wood shaft, tapered to a point at one end. There is a tuft of downy red and yellow feathers near the blunt end.

2007.6221.a is the longer of the pair.