- Museum number
A group of three bamboo arrows sharpened to a point. Nos. 'b' and 'd' have two small red feathers alternating with two flight feathers: one pink and one dark brown with white stripes (in No. 'b') and one blue (with yellow reverse) and one dark brown with white stripes (in No. 'd'). No. 'c' has two small feathers too (one red and one green), alternating with two flight feathers: one brown and black and the other brown.
Length: 129.50 centimetres (b)
Length: 139 centimetres (c)
Length: 130.40 centimetres (d)
- Curator's comments
- Register 1960:
1b: Bamboo arrow, sharpened to a point with two small red feathers alternating with two flight feathers, one pink and one dark brown with white stripes.
1c: Bamboo arrow, sharpened to a point: two small feathers-one red and one green-alternating with two flight feathers-one brown and black, one brown striped.
1d: Bamboo arrow, sharpened to a point: two small red feathers aleternating with two flight feathers-one blue with yellow on reverse, one dark brown with white stripes.
1a-1d [Am1960,01.1a-d]: Manufactured by the same man.
Second consigment of a collection by the vendor from the AKWE-SHAVANTE INDIANS, RIO DAS MORTES REGION, MATO GROSSO, BRAZIL.
See also: 1959 Am10- Nos. 1-73 (pp. 18-23). Nos. 74-92 (pp. 30-31).
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number