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Quiver and Arrows

Arrow

From Western Greenland, 1895.

Shaft made of wood and ivory. Has feathers attached with sinew. The wood shaft is painted red, the ivory tip has a detachable point. The point is notched on one side and attached to the arrow with braided sinew.

Measurements:

Length: 88 cm
Width: 4 cm

Catalogue Number: E3041a, E3041b

 

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arrow with colored feathers and ivory tip

 

Quiver and Arrows

This is a wood quiver lashed with with braided sinew. It has seven red painted wooden arrows with ivory tips that have detachable points.The points attach to the arrow tips with braided sinew.They all have feathers that are attached to the shaft with sinew. Some of the feathers appear to have spots of faded red dye on them. Collected August,1895.

Measurements

Length: 87.5 cm
Width: 4 cm

Catalogue Number: E3050

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wooden quiver with arrows. Quiver bound with braided sinew

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Collection Information

The materials pictured and described on this page are part of the Spencer Museum of Art's collection, www.spencerart.ku.edu. More information about these objects can be found at http://www.spencerart.ku.edu/search/.

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