Rozhok Horn

Rozhok Horn

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Description

This horn was made by an unknown maker in Ukraine, 19th century. The accession file lists this as a Rozhok horn. It is made of elder wood with a cow horn bell, with 6 fingerholes and 1 thumbhole.

This instrument was acquired through exchange from the Lubny Museum of Ukraine, in 1896. The Lubny Museum was founded by Katerina Mikolaivna Skarzhynskaya (neé Reiser) and her husband N. G. Skarzhynski in 1874. The couple continued to amass collections through 1881. The Lubny Museum was a private museum with free admission. In 1905 the collections were given to the Poltava Regional Museum.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
horn
date made
19th century
place made
Ukraine
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
horn (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/4 in x 1 15/16 in; 26.035 cm x 4.92125 cm
ID Number
MI.096467
accession number
30688
catalog number
096467
Credit Line
Exchange from Lubny Museum
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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