A Winkie spear head from The Wizard of Oz
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1939. Cast aluminum spear head with tassle and wooden staff. These spears were carried by the Winkie guards as they guarded the Wicked Witch’s castle. Designed by Adrian, these spear heads mimic the patterns on the Winkie guard’s uniforms and are also reminiscent of the applique on the prototype winged monkey cape.
Including rod at base: 32 x 9 x 3 in.; Length of spear head: 30 in