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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
horn
Physical Description
cotton? (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements
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
ID Number
MI.381912
accession number
160028
catalog number
381912
Credit Line
Gift of Mary E. Maxwell
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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