Cayuga (Haudenosaunee)
Haudenosaunee (Iroquois)
First Nation
Northeast Woodlands


Traditional; collected early 20th century

Red cedar wood, metal, and string

Overall: 19 9/16 × 1 5/16 in. (49.7 × 3.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Six Nations of the Grand River, Lake Cayuga, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view


Six Nations, Ontario; collected by Frank G. Speck (1881-1950); collected by Albert Green Heath (1888-1953), early 20th century; sold to Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1955; sold to present collection, 1956.

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