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Fiddle

Object Number:18614A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:White Mountain Apache
Provenience: Arizona
Fort Apache
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Hair
Length: 35 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of C. Towers Jr., 1895

Description

Cylindrical, wooden fiddle made of two pieces of wood joined with string. Painted all over with diamonds, zigzags, crosses, and other geometric designs in black, white, blue, and red. Animal hair is pinned to the top of the fiddle and interwoven through multiple holes in the fiddle body.

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