Flute with a Carving of a Bird

Ka'igwu (Kiowa), Oklahoma, Indian Territory, Southern Plains, Plains

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collected 1902

Wood, native-tanned leather, glass bead, sinew, buckskin, and paint

Overall: 21 7/16 x 1 5/16 in. (54.5 x 3.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill

46.17.9862

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Wind Instrument

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Provenance

Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Oklahoma, 1902-1904; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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