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Tourist-trade wooden arrows
1980.1.5.A-F, top to bottom
1980.1.5.A
1980.1.5.B
1980.1.5.C
1980.1.5.D
1980.1.5.E
1980.1.5.F
Description Six arrows with lacquered wood shafts fletched with turkey feathers. Each arrow has a steel projectile point inserted into an end slot and bound with sinew. The shafts are painted in shades of orange, green and red. The arrows were made as tourist souvenirs for sale at Mount Rushmore National Monument in South Dakota. Possibly Dakota in origin.
Quantity 6 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 23 1/2 inches length each arrow; approximate
3/8 inch diameter each arrow; shaft
1 3/8 inches width each arrow; widest point
Nomenclature Arrow
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used in South Dakota, United States
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Edged
Dates Creation: Approximately 1940
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1980.1.5.A-F