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Tsii' Edo' Ai

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Southwest, United States
Culture:
Native American (Apache)
Medium:
Wood; sinew, horsehair
Dimensions:
Diam. 7.6 x L. 39.4cm (3 x 15 1/2in.); Bow L. 43.2cm (17in.)
Classification:
Chordophone-Lute-bowed-unfretted
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.600
Not on view
The wooden body is pierced by a peg that tunes the single string. The instrument was made by a member of the Apache tribe at the Carlisle School for Indians in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
"Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin (1978), Vol. XXXV, No. 3, pg. 18-19, ill.

Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 107.



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