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Object Number:50-49-1477
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Negrito (uncertain)
Provenience: Philippine Islands
Northern Luzon
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Wood
Metal
Iron
Feather
Gum
Pigment
Length: 69 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Misses Elizabeth H. Metcalf and Sarah S. Metcalf, 1950
Other Number:61 - Other Number

Description

Point iron; median ridge; offset; socketed over point with black gum; shaft: roughly rounded, nearly straight shaft of orange-brown wood; remnants of feathering, 3 haft-feathers, bound by filament spiralling through feather-blade; gum coated, diagonal lines in gum in c. 2.5 cm. between trailing edge and nock end. Spiral wrap of plant cuticle for c. 1.5cm in front of gum; nock end hacked off unevenly.


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