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Title

Arrows

mid 20th century
collected 1967


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Title

Bow and arrows


Cultural origin

Wiru people


Dates

mid 20th century
collected 1967


Media category

Arms & armour


Materials used

bamboo, carved wood, plaited split-rattan binding, plant fibre string, red ochre pigment, bone


Dimensions

arrows 116.0 to 128.5 cm length, 1.0 to 1.3 cm diameter


Credit

Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977


Location

Not on display


Accession number

814.1979.a-h



Place

Where the work was made
Pangia

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Natalie Wilson (Editor), Plumes and pearlshells: art of the New Guinea highlands, Sydney, 2014, 87 (colour illus., detail), 160. cat.n. 30