Thighbone trumpet, from an assembled set of items used in Severance (Chöd) Practice

Object Details

Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Date
19th century
Credit Line
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Medium
Human femur (thighbone), leather, pigments; silver with coral and turquoise insets, and silk
Dimensions
H x W x D: 32.5 × 7.3 × 6.5 cm (12 13/16 × 2 7/8 × 2 9/16 in)
Type
Musical Instrument
Ceremonial Object