- Museum number
Composite gourd flute, made of a gourd with three holes and a wax cap. From the cap is tied a stick bound with native cotton and decorated with eight green feathers bound along the stick.
Length: 6.50 inches
- Curator's comments
- Register 1959:
Another similar to 83 [Am1959,10.83] with eight green feathers bound along the stick.
All collected by Donor from Akwë-Shavante Indians, Mato Grosso [,] Rio das Montes Region [,] BRAZIL.
These instruments are played at any time by way of recreation; but are also worn, slung form the shoulder, during ceremonial log-races and the wearers run along blowing them, when not bearing? the log.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number