Whistle

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Culture/People
Mississippi Choctaw
Previous owner
Isam Thompson, Mississippi Choctaw
Margaret Adams, Mississippi Choctaw
Ike Jimmy, Mississippi Choctaw
Calvin Isam, Mississippi Choctaw
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Whistle
Media/Materials
Reed, wool twill tape
Techniques
Pyroengraved, tied
Dimensions
37 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Native Term
os ho lo ce'
Place
Neshoba County and Scott County; Mississippi; USA
Collection History
Items in this set were collected from several Mississippi Choctaw individuals (Isam Thompson, Margaret Adams, Calvin Isam and Ike Jimmy) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8845
Barcode
018845.001
See related items
Mississippi Choctaw
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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