Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Venezuela
  • stunner, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: Orinoco River, Venezuela
  • reed, wood, feathers, plant fiber, gum resin
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 154.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 60 13/16 x 1 3/8 x 1 in
  • Gift of Philip R. Montgomery
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7142

The long light natural colored reed shaft has a relatively short brown wooden rod with a blunted knob inserted at one end. The other end has remnants of a brown feather held to the shaft with plant fiber wrappings and resin.