Fighting Arrows, set of 5

Various Cultures, West Sepik, PNG

Bamboo, Black Palm

53.5" to 56.5" Long

Early 20th C

Each of these beautiful arrows have a fragile quality which belies the deadly damage they can do.  The effort and time put into the design and it's meticulous execution would have given the artist-warrior much time to contemplate it's possible deadly effect.