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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
wing 10 fur 151 abalone 33 eagle 171 bone 151 strips 35 leather 2024 glass beads 689 string 175 tan 66 feather 171 sinew 620 shell 87 carved 177
Names
eagle bone whistle 4
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
L: 3.75 in, width: .5 in
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Whistle carved from eagle wing bone; twisted leather string attached to whistle with sinew; medicine bundle with large blue and small black and pink beads attached to string; strips of tan fur, piece of abalone shell and gray plume tied to bundle.
Accession Number:
NA.502.137

Not currently on display


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