Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bird shaped whistle
  • Southwestern peoples
  • bird shaped whistle, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • ceramic, glazing
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 6.5 x 6 x 3 cm width is beak to tail
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/8 in width is beak to tail
  • Gift of James K. Allen
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1677

The small grey ceramic bird has a round foot. There is one hole in each side under the tail as well as in the tail.