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  • Jicarilla Apache peoples
  • arrow, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wood, metal, feathers, sinew, paint
  • Object Length: 66.5 cm
    Object Length: 26 3/16 in
  • Gift of Sister Mary Hubert, St. Mary's College
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1164.09
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

This is one of a set of eight arrows with wooden shafts and metal points. It is painted on the fletched ends. The arrows are fletched with striped feathers, possibly red tailed hawk feathers, and wrapped with sinew.