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dog shaped whistle
  • Country Unknown
  • dog shaped whistle, late 1800s–1992
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 3.5 x 2 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 3/8 x 3/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Allen A. Heflin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6413

This is a dog shaped whistle. The rear proper left leg is absent, but there is a whistle hole there and another on the proper right side of the body. The long tail curls out and the ears are floppy. It is black.