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whistle
  • Ayoreo peoples
  • whistle, late 1800s–1982
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 6.5 x 3.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Robert J. and Celia Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5439
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The small nearly rectangular wooden whistle is tapered at the mouthpiece end. The mouthpiece is semicircular in cross section with a notched out whistle hole. It is light brown.