Medium: Wood, birchbark, sinew, pigment, brass
Dates:early 19th century
Dimensions: 36 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 7/8 in. (92.7 x 6.4 x 2.2 cm)
Accession Number: 50.67.91
Catalogue Description: Long, thin whistle with only one hole in the beak of a bird with metal tacks for eyes. The bird's head is carved at the end and painted blue-green on the outside and red on the inside. The nostril slits are also painted red. The stop is a piece of birch bark held in place with a sinew wrapping. Jarvis (the collector) original inscription reads, "Indian Flute Chippeway."