Pigeon Whistle

Unknown Chinese, Chinese


collected about 1910

Wood with paint

Overall: 1 11/16 × 1 9/16 × 1 7/8 in. (4.3 × 4 × 4.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view


Collected by Mrs. Margaret R. Kimberly in Beijing, China, about 1910; given to present collection, 1922.

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