Object Title

Arrow

Arrow

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIB.76

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. From Oriental gallery where it was displayed with XXVIB.25 (quiver).

Physical Description

Constructed of a wooden shaft with black binding above and below the nock. Fletched with three dark brown feathers. The nock is covered in green shargreen which has discoloured to dark brown.The head is triangular of rectangular section with slight medial keels and a cylindrical socket. The shaft is damaged aovre the head.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 88.5 cm (34.75 in), fletch lenght: 34 cm ( 13.5 in), Head: 3 cm (1 1/8 in) Weight: The arrow weighs 0.042 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None visible.

Associations

Places China

Notes

This arrow forms part of a set of four arrows with XXVIB.77,78 and 79.