Search Index updated.
Back to 69 highlights

Courting flute (siyotanka)

Date: ca. 1850–1900
Geography: Great Plains, United States
Culture: Native American (Sioux)
Medium: Red pipestone (catlinite), lead, Native-tanned leather
Dimensions: L. 50.2 cm (19¾ in.); Diam. 3.3 cm (1¼ in.)
Classification: Aerophone-Blow Hole-end-blown flute (vertical)
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.3371

The Metropolitan Museum of Art LogoEmail

Type the CAPTCHA word: