Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Venezuela
  • arrow, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Orinoco River, Venezuela
  • reed, wood, plant fiber, gum resin, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 155 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 61 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of Philip R. Montgomery
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7171

The long arrow has a light natural colored reed shaft and a long dark brown wooden point. There are barbs on the wooden point. The remnants of the feathers are secured at the other end with plant fiber string and resin.