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Flute  (Music and Sound)  "circa 1850"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1840-1857

Materials:

Wood, lead, metal thimble/thimbles, hide thong/babiche

Techniques:

Carved, inlaid, wrapped

Dimensions:

55 x 3.5 x 8 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa), Central Subarctic, Eastern Subarctic, Great Lakes, Native Americans, North America, Northern Plains, Plains, Subarctic, Woodlands

Site Name:

Great Lakes region

Country:

Canada, USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown, but said to have been collected in 1857; formerly in the collection of Julius Carlebach (1909-1964; Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York); acquired by MAI through an exchange with Carlebach in 1945.

Source ID:

NMAI_221424

Catalog Number:

20/7189

Album Name:

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