Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCWHIS15

Category: Whistle

Region: Plains

Tribe: Crow

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Catlinite, buckskin, glass beads, talons, pine pitch.

Description: Twist carved catlinite whistle with a sound hole that contains pine pitch. Ten rows of blue and yellow glass seed beads surround the midsection. A talon amulet with beads attached is tied to the belly of the whistle.

Dimensions: Length 9.25 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 17

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