Title: Arrow
Date: mid-20th century
Cultural Region: probably Highlands region
Medium: sword grass stem, hardwood, fiber, and paint
Dimensions:
50 13/16 in. (129.1 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of General L. J. Sverdrup
Object Number: 74:1952
Place of origin: Papua New Guinea
Current Location: Not On View
Provenance
- 1952
General Leif J. Sverdrup (1898-1976), St. Louis, MO, USA

1952 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, given by General Leif J. Sverdrup [1]


Notes:
[1] A letter dated March 12, 1952 from Perry T. Rathbone, director of the Cirty Art Museum, to General L. J. Sverdrup acknowledges the gift of this object as part of a larger donation [Director's Office, Donor's Files, Archives, Saint Louis Art Museum]. Minutes of the Administrative Board of Control of the City Art Museum, March 6, 1952.
Exhibition History
Title: Ritual Arts of the South Seas: The Morton D. May Collection
Date: August 22 – October 19, 1975
Venue: Saint Louis Art Museum
Publication History
Title: Ritual Arts of the South Seas: The Morton D. May Collection
Year Published: 1975
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