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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Sioux 990
Descriptions
feather 171 horse 292 small 27 bone 151 porcupine 379 quills 403 braided 95 golden eagle 17 looped 2 leather 2024 hair 424 bundle
Names
sun dance whistle
Date:
1890
Dimensions:
L: 29.5 in, diameter of bone: .75 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Bone whistle with small leather bundle attached and hanging; also hanging from whistle is a golden eagle feather and two looped lengths of braided horse hair; the horse hair is periodically decorated by porcupine quills wrapped around it.
Accession Number:
NA.505.37

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