Whistle

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Culture/People
Tomaráho (Tumraha)
Collector
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944
Previous owner
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944
Seller
Alberto Vojtech Fric, Non-Indian, 1882-1944
Object Name
Whistle
Media/Materials
Bird bone/bones, feather/feathers, cordage
Techniques
Wrapped, tied
Object Type
Music and Sound
Place
Chaco Boreal region (northern Chaco); Paraguay
Collection History
Collected by Alberto Vojtech Fric (1882-1944, a Czech botanist and ethnographer), probably between 1905 and 1923; purchased by MAI from Alberto Vojtech Fric in 1923.
Catalog Number
12/5422
Barcode
125422.000
See related items
Tomaráho (Tumraha)
Music and Sound
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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