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Flute

Object Number:NA1726
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Leather
Technique:Incised
Painted
Length: 60.96 cm
Outside Diameter:2.54 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900

Description

Wooden. 7 holes: 3-3-1. Incised and painted with greenish stripe representing rattle snake: open jaws at end, rattles incised.

Bibliography:

[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. "Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 16. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p 63, fig. 54View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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