Duck Head Dance Whistle


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Duck Head Dance Whistle   (1996.24.0082)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 1936
Culture Native American: Great Plains: Sioux: Lakota (Teton Sioux, Western Sioux): Oglala

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 68.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 5.0 cm
Weight 296 g
Measuring Remarks Width is the measurement between the two split pointed ends. Depth taken where feathers are attached to the whistle. Kenneth Brummel 4AUG98
Materials Animal--Feather, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Plant--Wood, Glass, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Beaded, Painting, Woodburning
Munsell Color Information Light Yellowish Brown (10YR 6.5/4) -Shaft Pale Green (5BG 6/2.5) Vivid Yellowish Green (10GY 5/12) -Bits

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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