Musical instrument made of a bear’s intestine and a wooden mouthpiece

  • Exhibition Text

    • When the intestine is squeezed, a sound is produced. 

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  • Collection Information

    • Culture: TLINGIT, AUK QWAN
      Locale: AK, JUNEAU BOROUGH?, SINTA-KA-HEEN-EE, AUK QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: INTESTINE (BEAR), WOOD
      Dimensions: L:32.5 W:10.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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