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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sioux 990
Descriptions
green 634 White 769 thumbtacks black 554 wood 4438 round 182 shaft 9 Red 1061 silver 707 feather 171 breath 10 painted 276 carved 177 yellow 526
Names
crane whistle 2
Subjects
bird with open beak
Date:
ca. 1920-30
Dimensions:
L: 18.75 in, width: 2.625 in
Credit Line:
The Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Sandberg collection given in memory of Babe and Sandy Sandberg by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Phillips
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Wood whistle with round shaft and end carved to resemble a bird with open beak, shaft painted red, head painted black with silver thumbtack eyes, bead painted green and tongue painted red, white, yellow and red breath feather tied around shaft at air hole.
Accession Number:
NA.505.68

Not currently on display


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