Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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arrow used to kill otters
  • unknown Nux Sklai Yem (Klallam) maker
  • arrow used to kill otters, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • wood, plant fiber, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 53 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 20 7/8 x 3/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5710

The brown wooden shaft is broken at one end. The other end is notched and has two bands of plant fiber wrapping that probably secured the feathers at one time.