Collection Items

  • 3D Object
    DCM 0162: Anonymous, North American Indian / Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The flue plate is leather, glued into position, and, according to DCM, varnished black. Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Redwood, leather thong and flue plate, brass shell casing(?) mouthpipe.; 61.75 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Bound with cotton string at lower...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0163: Anonymous, North American Indian / Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The flue plate is lead and of a wrap-around design, secured with 2 of the thongs, and indented into the flue to form the edge. Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Wood, rawhide thong, lead flue plate.; 48.5 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark....
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0237: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone, rattan winding, thong.; 16.4 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: George R. Moore, Jamesville, Wisconsin, 20 Feb. 1922. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0241: Anonymous, North American Indian / Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | Decorated with indented dots, painted red. The end is carved with a geometric design. Lead flue plate and carved wooden cover in the form of unidentified animal. Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Wood, thong.; 34.4 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: George...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0533: Anonymous, North American Indian / Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | The wooden flue cover is carved in the form of a horse's head. DCM attributes to Iroquois, Betty Austin Hensley attributes to Cheyenne or Winnebago. Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Wood, lead, leather.; 45.1 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Open seams...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0578: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone.; 5.5 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 30 Mar. 1926. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0579: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone.; 8.2 cm. Key Holes System: Lateral fipple hole. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 30 Mar. 1926. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0681: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone.; 7.7 mm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 16 Nov. 1926. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0682: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone.; 6.8 mm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 18 Nov. 1926. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0683: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Flute Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Whistle Flute Medium: Bone.; 11 mm. Key Holes System: Appears to have a fipple aperture and 2 fingerholes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 18 Nov. 1926. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0686: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone.; 20.25 cm. Key Holes System: Bone open at each end with an elliptical side hole set into a recessed area. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 10 Dec. 1926. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0750: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "American Indian from California." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone.; 11.85 cm. Key Holes System: 0 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 23 Sept. 1927. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0753: Anonymous, North American Indian / Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Bone.; 18.8 cm. Key Holes System: 0/2 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 30 Sept. 1927. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0754: Anonymous, North American Indian / Vertical Whistle Flute Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "California, Sacramento County." Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Bone.; 20.5 cm. Key Holes System: 0/3 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 30 Sept. 1927. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0765: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle (Duct Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "American Indian." Instrument type: Whistle (Duct Flute) Medium: Clay.; 7.8 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: N. E. Carter, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 25 Jan. 1928. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0793: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "Lake Co., California." Instrument type: Whistle Medium: Bone.; 10.8 cm. Mark Maximum: No mark. Condition: Portion of end broken away. Provenance: Albert G. Heath, Chicago, 16 May 1928. Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 0843: Anonymous, North American Indian / Whistle(?) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "American Indian, Sacramento Co., California." This instrument has a lateral, oval, recessed hole, which may have served any of 3 functions; the upper end is open and, although it fails, may have been intended to direct air to the lower edge of the oval hole, and thus make...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 1157: Anonymous, North American Indian / Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "American Indian." Instrument type: Courting Flute (Vertical Whistle Flute) Medium: Iron pipe, a portion of a gun barrel. Wrapped with leather thong.; 35.6 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: W. C. McQuillen, Los Angeles, sent from Portland, Oregon, 25 July 1932. Nonprojected Graphic...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian
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    DCM 1228: Anonymous, North American Indian / Vertical Whistle Flute (Courting Flute) Physical Objects. nonprojected graphic | 1 sound disc : analog ; 12 in. | DCM ledger: "American Indian, Yuman [Yuma], California." The cap mentioned by DCM may refer to a multi-layer brown paper ferrule affixed with ribbons that may have served as the original or temporary flue cover. Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute (Courting Flute) Medium: Bamboo, ribbons.; 49 cm. Key Holes System: 0/3...
    • Contributor: Anonymous, North American Indian