Arrows in Bark


From: New Hebrides

Curatorial Section: Oceanian

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Object Number 2003-32-162
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience New Hebrides
Section Oceanian
Materials Wood | Reed (plant) | Bone (uncertain) | Bark | Cotton

Bundle of 11 arrows in strip of bark tied with red and black patterned cotton trade cloth. Arrows are composite, with reed shafts, palmwood points, and bone (?) tips. Three arrows are missing tips. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.

Length 112.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1995.X.16614 - Other Number | CIVIC1995.X.16614 - Other Number

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