Call Horn

Call Horn

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Description (Brief)
This horn made of brass with a brass single beating reed. It has a detachable mouthpiece cover that screws off of the instrument. It is decorated with ridges. The horn has two brass loops with a beige, red, and green string running through them. The maker, place made, and date made are unknown.
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Physical Description
cotton? (overall material)
brass (overall material)
overall: 22 cm; x 8 11/16 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 8 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 6.35 cm x 21.59 cm x 6.35 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. Maxwell
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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