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Tumyaiyoo (baton)

Date:
19th century
Geography:
British Columbia, Canada
Culture:
Native American (Kwakuitl Indians)
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
Diam. 4.4 x L. 35.6cm (1 3/4 x 14in.)
Classification:
Idiophone
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.2782
Not on view
Baton carved with the totemic emblem of the sea lion and used for making time in the ceremonial dances.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 102.



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