Amos Gustina

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Amos Gustina

first quarter of the 20th century
wood with pigments
24 ½ x 6 ¼ x 6 ¼ inches
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Created by the renowned Apache artist, Amos Gustina (1858-1945) commonly called an "Apache Fiddle," this tsii'edo'a'tl (Apache for "wood that sings") are generally made from the dried stalk of an agave plant and is also called ki'zh ki'zh di'hi (buzz sound), which describes the musical sound created. This instrument was commonly used to play ceremonial songs, social dance songs and love songs.

Custom display stand is included.

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