About this object


Mr. Webb said he repaired this whistle with pine pitch.

Cultural context


Physical description

Brown double reed whistle that is square in cross section and comes to a tapering end and is bound in brown twine around the tapering end. While the wider end is solid, there are two hollows through the smaller end where there is a bordered taper cut semi-oval hole nearby on one side and a bordered taper cut square hole on the opposite side. Pine pitch along the sides.