Flute and bag

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Culture/People
Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Frank Taylor (Standing Eagle), Cherokee
Donor
Frank Taylor (Standing Eagle), Cherokee
Honoree
W. Richard West, Jr. (Rick West), Southern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne), b. 1943
Object Name
Flute and bag
Media/Materials
Wood, varnish, wool cloth, commercial suede thong, thread
Techniques
Carved, drilled, sewn, varnished
Dimensions
55.6 x 5.5 x 59.2 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Place
Henagar; De Kalb County; Alabama; USA
Date created
2005-2007
Collection History
Presented to NMAI Director W. Richard West, Jr. by the artist on the occasion of Mr. West's retirement in 2007; transferred to the NMAI collections in 2007.
Catalog Number
26/6392
Barcode
266392.000
See related items
Cherokee
Music and Sound
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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