Whistle

About this object

History of use

Winter dance whistle (A. Hawthorn).

Cultural context

ceremonial

Physical description

Light brown wood whistle that is square in cross section and bulges near the middle where it is bound with brown twine. While the wider end is solid, there is a hollow through the smaller end where there is a taper cut rectangular hole nearby on one side. One side has a faint pencil ovoid ('eye'?) form.