Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Colombia
  • arrow, mid-late 1900s
  • Where object was made: Colombia?
  • wood, feathers, string, carving, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 49 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 19 5/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Janet B. Young
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6803

The short wooden arrow has a large wooden point. The opposite end is notched. The wide end of the point is wrapped with brightly colored feathers in red, light blue-green, and yellow. The feathers are held in place with string.