Whistle

Whistle

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Description
This whistle was made by an unknown maker in Italy, about 1875-1890. It is one of a pair of whistles made from chestnut. This accession includes 2 bark whistles and this reed pipe which used by people on their annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of the Virgin of San Fruttuoso in Genoa.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
whistle
date made
1875-1890
place made
Italy
Physical Description
chestnut (overall material)
Measurements
overall:: 17 11/16 in x 5/8 in; 44.92625 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
MI.095321.01
catalog number
095321.01
accession number
26410
Credit Line
Gift of G. Brown Good
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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