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Musical Instruments from North America

Musical Instrument, North America

Works of Art (25)

Archtop Guitar, Centura Deluxe model (Serial number 1249), 1933, James D'Aquisto (American), Spruce, maple, ebony with blonde to honey sunburst finish (2012.246)
Bassoon, ca. 1811, John Meacham (American), Albany, New York, Maple, brass (89.4.884)
Chegah-Skah-Hdah, 19th century, Sioux, Plain States, Wood, metal, leather (89.4.597)
Courting Flute, ca. 1850–1900, Sioux, Great Plains, Red pipestone (catlinite), lead, Native-tanned leather (89.4.3371)
Cuatro puertorriqueño, 2003, Luis Angel Colón, Wood, metal, wire (2003.216.1)
Frame Drum, 19th century, Dakota, Siouan Family, Wood, various materials (89.4.560ab)
Grand piano, 1868, Steinway & Sons, New York, Wood, metal (1985.407)
Guitar, ca. 1838, Christian Frederick Martin (American, born Germany), New York, Wood, various materials (1979.380a)
Keyed bugle, ca. 1835–50, Graves and Company, Winchester, New Hampshire, Copper, nickel-silver, other materials (89.4.2326)
The Music Lesson, 1870, John George Brown (American, born England), Oil on canvas (21.115.3)
Oboe, ca. 1800, Jacob Anthony (German), Philadelphia, Boxwood, ivory, brass (1997.272)
Over-the-shoulder bugle, ca. 1860, John F. Stratton (American), New York, Nickel-silver (89.4.2295)
Pedal harp, 1891–95, Lyon & Healy, Chicago, Wood, metal (2001.171)
Rattle, 19th century, Alaska; Sitka, Wood, pigment (89.4.614)

Rattle, 19th century, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Skittagetan or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.616)
Rattle, 19th century, Vancouver Island, Canada; Masseth or Haida, Wood, pigment (89.4.647)
Rattle, ca. 1880, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia; Haida or Tsimshian, Wood, string, pigment (89.4.1963)
Rattle, whistle, and bells, 1755–68, Nicholas Roosevelt (American), Gold, coral (47.70)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, British Columbia; Tsimshian, Wood, pigment (89.4.2161)
Raven Rattle, 19th century, Skidegate, British Columbia; Haida, Cedar, pebbles, polychrome (89.4.611)
Sampler, ca. 1792, Martha (Patty) Coggeshall (American), Probably Mrs. Anne Usher's School, Bristol, Rhode Island, Silk on linen (14.26)
Side drum, ca. 1800, United States, Wood, various materials (58.82)
Side drum, ca. 1860, Attributed to Ernest Vogt, Philadelphia, Wood, various materials (89.4.2162)
Square piano, 1853, Robert Nunns and John Clark, New York City, Various materials (06.1312)
Whistle, 19th century, United States, Wood, metal, feathers (89.4.2058)