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Whistle

Musical Horn

Pipe

Object Number:NA8511
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Sitka
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus: Sitka Kaagwaantaan Clan
Eagle's Nest House
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Bark
Resin (material)
Reed (plant)
Length: 41 cm
Width: 7 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1918
Other Number:PE1 - Other Number

Description

Performer's whistle or musical horn made from wood. Made from a hollowed out, wooden cylinder split in half. Halves are joined with plant fiber wrappings in four places. Thins around the middle and toward the mouthpiece or head end.

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