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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Flute   (1996.24.0077)
  1. Communication T&E
  2. :
  3. Musical T&E
  4. :
  5. Musical Instruments
Artist/Maker Red Buffalo
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1930s - 1980s
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Dakota (Santee Sioux, Eastern Sioux, Eastern Dakota)

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 85.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 13.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.3 cm
Weight 188 g
Measuring Remarks Width with leather fringe.
Materials Plant--Wood, Animal--Feather, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Metal, Plastic, Pigment--Dye, Animal--Bird--Eagle--Golden Eagle
Manufacturing Processes Hollowing, Polishing, Carved
Munsell Color Information Strong Brown (5YR 4/6) -Main color. Grayish Yellow (2.5Y 8/4) -Leather material. Yellowish Gray (2.5Y 7/2) -Feather.

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

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Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Reginald and Gladys Laubin Collection
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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