Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Lakota maker
  • arrow, 1861–1889
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • iron, wood, sinew, eagle feathers, pigment
  • Object Length: shortest is 58 cm
    Object Length: shortest is 22 13/16 in
    Object Length: longest is 66 cm
    Object Length: longest is 26 3/8 in
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1189.14

This is one of a set of 18 wooden arrows.

2007.1189.10-14 have two thick yellow bands, two thin blue bands, and a red band on the fletched end. The sinew on both ends is dyed black. There is a metal point.