Whistle in the Form of a Feline

Unidentified Greater Chiriquí maker



Terracotta with slip and paint

Overall: 2 15/16 × 1 3/4 × 4 5/8 in. (7.5 × 4.4 × 11.7 cm)

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



Place Made: Costa Rica, Central America

Place Made: Panama, Central America



Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Globalization in Ancient Costa Rican Arts, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 25-October 1, 2006.


Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt Kimberly (1851-1927), West Newton, Massachusetts; given to the present collection, 1922.

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