Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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blowgun
  • Urarina peoples
  • blowgun, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • wood, plastic, gum resin
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 135.5 x 3 x 4.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 53 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 3/4 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5172
Description

The long wooden tube has a red plastic band at one end for a mouthpiece. The remainder of the tube is covered with black resin. There is a resin knob near the mouthpiece end.