Dakota arrows

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Description Two Dakota arrows (A and B) with wooden shafts, circa the mid-19th century A retains its projectile point; B does not. The remains of feather fletching, as well as areas of red and green paint, are visible on both shafts. Collected by Colonel Henry L. Carver, during Henry Sibley's 1863 Dakota expedition.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 25 3/4 inches length (6167.2.A)
3/4 inch width (6167.2.A, widest point)
5/16 inch diameter (6167.2.A)
23 1/4 inches length (6167.2.B)
5/16 inch diameter (6167.2.B)
Nomenclature Arrow
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Carver, Henry Ladd
Found at Dakota Territory, United States
Made by Dakota Indians
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Santee Indians--Costume
Sibley expedition, 1863
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1850 - Not later than 1863

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 6167.2.A,B

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