Violin and bow

Date created
circa 1910
Culture/People
probably Western Apache (attributed)
Artist/Maker
attributed to Amos Gustina (Naltwud/Nalsud), Western Apache, 1858-1945
Previous owner
Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD, Providence, Rhode Island); acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Museum of Art in 1945.
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Place
Arizona; USA
See related items
Western Apache
Music and Sound
On View
NMAI, Washington DC: Outside Rasmuson Theater, Music and Dance
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
20/7147
Barcode
207147.000
Object Type
Music and Sound
Native Term
nadah benagolze
Object Name
Violin and bow
Media/Materials
Agave stalk, metal wire, paint, horsehair, sinew
Techniques
Cut, carved, painted, wrapped
Dimensions
violin: 62.2 x 13.7; bow: 60 x 7.5 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ab52a969-fc16-41e8-a465-dbc984c5c263
Record ID
NMAI_221381