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  • Brazil
  • arrow without point, 1940s
  • Where object was made: Brazil
  • reed, wood, string, dyeing
  • Object Length/Diameter: 95 x 1.5 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: 37 3/8 x 9/16 in
  • Gift of Barbara Pirtle
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6856

The long reed shaft has a notched wooden piece inserted in one end. It is wrapped with pink string and green over the top in an "X" pattern. There is a length of string near the notched end. There is thin string wrapped around the other end where the point was once inserted.