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whistle

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Am1956,08.106

  • Description

    Register 1956:
    Composite whistle, made of the nail of a giant armadillo, a gourd disk and cotton tassel.

  • Ethnic name

  • Production place

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  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 10.6 inches
  • Curator's comments

    Register 1956:
    Composite whistle made out of the nail of a giant armadillo, with gourd dik & cotton tassel.

    50-153 [Am1956,08.50-56]: From KRAHO Indians of Central Brazil (N. Goiás, N. and E. of Rio Manuel Alves Pequeño). Linguistic family: Gê.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1956

  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number

    Am1956,08.106

Register 1956:  Composite whistle, made of the nail of a giant armadillo, a gourd dik and cotton tassel.

Register 1956: Composite whistle, made of the nail of a giant armadillo, a gourd dik and cotton tassel.

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