Eagle Bone Whistle

Date:
ca. 1880
Creator:
Northern Plains

Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Whistle carved from eagle wing bone; twisted leather string attached to whistle with sinew; medicine bundle with large blue and small black and pink beads attached to string; strips of tan fur, piece of abalone shell and gray plume tied to bundle.

Description (physical):

Eagle bone whistle. Bone ~ wing ~ eagle ~ carved | string | leather | Sinew | Glass beads | fur ~ tan ~ strips | shell ~ abalone | feather. L: 3.75 Inches, W: .5 Inches.

Location:
720 Sheridan Avenue,Wyoming,Cody,82414
Identifier:
na.502.137
Institution:
Buffalo Bill Historical Center