From: Arizona | Fort Apache

Curatorial Section: American

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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

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.

Length 35 cm
Width 5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mary Yorke and Ellen McIlvaine Macauley, 1902

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