Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Potawatomi maker
  • arrow, late 1800s–1924
  • Where object was made: Kansas, United States
  • wood, hawk feathers, paint, sinew, carving
  • Object Length: approximately 69.5 cm
    Object Length: approximately 27 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1173.02

This is one of four wooden arrows. The arrow shafts are triangular in cross section at the pointed end with rows of notches painted red, green or blue. It is fletched with brown or white feathers. The proximal feather ends were not trimmed on 2007.1173.02.