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Fiddle

Object Number:22344
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:White Mountain Apache
Provenience: Arizona
Fort Apache
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Plant Fiber
Pigment
Hair
Length: 35 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mary Yorke and Ellen McIlvaine Macauley, 1902

Description

Cylindrical, wooden fiddle made of two pieces of wood joined with sinew. Animal hair is pinned to one end. The body is painted with horizontal bands of geometric designs in red and black. Other designs are painted randomly. The sound hole is a slot cut the entire length of the body.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 17View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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