Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Chokwe maker
  • arrow, late 1800s–1914
  • Where object was made: Angola?
  • bamboo, metal, feathers, plant fiber
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 81 x 4.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 31 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0781.09

This arrow has a bamboo shaft and metal point. The metal point is crescent shaped. There are white feathers at the opposite end. The point and feathers are held in place with plant fiber wrapping.