Object Title

Arrow

Arrow

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIB.81

Provenance

Old Tower Armouries collection.

Physical Description

The arrow has a wooden shaft with russet-coloured bindings of birch bark above the arrow head. The triangular head has a rectangular section with slight medial ridges and cylindrical socket. The arrow is fletched with three flights of brown feathers (probably eagle) which vary from dark to light in colour; one flight is now almost entirely missing. The nock is missing and part of the end of the shaft has been split off in the past.

Dimensions

FletchLength200 mm
HeadLength34 mm
OverallLength805 mm
OverallWeight0.036 kg

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places China/Asia

Notes

Appears to form an associated group with similar arrows XXVIB.16, 80 and 82