Item Number: NC0022
Materials: Spruce wood; whale bone; ivory; sinew; feathers; thread
Description: Sea Otter arrow tied with braided sinew in a martingale configuration. This arrow has a whale bone forepiece and a barbed ivory point. When the arrow is shot, the shaft drags in the water slowing down the otter and providing an aid to the hunter in tracing the animal.
Dimensions: Length 35.5 inches
cf, Mason, Otis Tufton, North American Bows, Arrows and Quivers, Carl J. Pugliese, New York, 1972 (reprint), Plate LIX
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