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Paiute Artist

Notched Stick Instrument, n.d.
Wood and twine
24 13/16 in. x 5 7/8 in. x 30 11/16 in. (63 cm x 15 cm x 78 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, California
Technique: Carving
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. Levi Chubbuck
Accession Number: P1385a,b
Notched stick instrument made of two pieces of wood. Piece a. is a chunky piece of tan-colored wood carved to be roughly cylindrical. The second piece, .b, is a long thin shaft of tan-colored wood, with serrations along about half of one side. The two pieces would be joined together with twine. Intermontane region.

Wood and twine

.a: "1385" is painted on a white spot of gesso.
.b: One tag reads "EP 1282". A second tag reads, "Chubbuck 91".

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