Smithsonian Collections

Guitar

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Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected in 1924 by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1871-1954, explorer, author, and MAI field collector) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Culture/People
Ch'uta (Chuta)
Collector
A. Hyatt Verrill (Alpheus Hyatt Verrill), Non-Indian, 1871-1954
Date created
circa 1910
Object Type
Guitar
Media/Materials
Armadillo shell, wood, metal, shell/shells, twine/string
Techniques
Inlaid, glued, carved
Dimensions
45 x 13 x 7 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Native Term
charango