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NA.502.162
Southwest | rattle | gourd |...
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NA.502.162 | ca. 1925 | L: 10.75 in, Diameter: 6 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Wood handle painted red; round ground head with flakes of green and black paint; string wrist loop. | NA.502.162.JPG | na.502.162.jpg | rattle | gourd | flakes | black | painted | string | Red | round | green | paint | handle | wood | Southwest

NA.502.113
Kiowa | rattle | gourd | Bea...
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NA.502.113 | ca. 1900 | diameter of head: 2 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Small gourd head; wood handle protruding througth top of head wrapped with beads at top and bottom with geometric design in red, turquoise, green and orange on white ground; green horse hair at top of rattle; yellow string fringe and metal crescent and star charm attached to base of handle. | NA.502.113.JPG | NA.502.113.JPG | geometric | rattle | gourd | Beads | star charm | fringe | green | crescent | metal | string | turquoise | Red | wood | hair | yellow | White | small | orange | horse | seed | handle | Kiowa

NA.502.55
Cheyenne | Montana | peyote ...
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NA.502.55 | ca. 1940 | overall length with fringe: 27.25 in, diameter of drum: 2.25 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Gourd head with beaded wooden handle and feather fringe with flicker feathers, metal cross and light chain with heart and cross charms, button at base of handle. Multi-colored beadwork, peyote stitch. | na.502.55.jpg | peyote rattle | feathers | gourd | wood | glass beads | fringe | flicker | metal | button | Cheyenne | Montana

NA.502.287
Arikara | Upper Missouri Reg...
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NA.502.287 | ca. 1880 | diameter of drum: 6.5 in, L: 14 in, diameter of handle: .875 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Gourd rattle with wood handle wrapped in hide strips. Small hide loop or tab at end of handle. Gourd has reddish tint possibly from pigment. 1 ¾" wood dowel coming out of top of gourd. Seeds or stones inside. | na.502.287.jpg | rattle | wood | gourd | pigment | tanned hide | sinew | Arikara | Upper Missouri Region

NA.502.42
Eastern Shoshone | Wyoming |...
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NA.502.42 | 1940s | L: 22 in, circumference of head: 7 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Horse hair and wood. Braided horse hair handle with peyote design in red, blue, green and yellow on white ground. Gourd head, white cotton painted fringe on handle bottom. Purple fringe at the top with orange, green, white and black beadwork below (3/4" strip). | NA.502.42.JPG | NA.502.42.JPG | gourd stick design | Native American Church rattle | pigment | gourd | glass beads | Horse Hair | string | wood | cotton | Eastern Shoshone | Wyoming | Northern Arapaho

NA.502.111
Northern Cheyenne | rattle |...
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NA.502.111 | ca. 1910 | diameter of head: 2.75 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Gourd head; wooden handle protruding through top of gourd; orange, yellow, red and green feathers wrapped with black thread on top of head; leather fringe attached to base of handle with screw. | NA.502.111.JPG | na.502.111.jpg | rattle | feather | fringe | Red | gourd | yellow | black | thread | green | leather | handle | wooden | orange | Northern Cheyenne

NA.505.104
Plains | Southwest | rattle ...
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NA.505.104 | mid 20th century | L: 17.5 in, Diameter: 11.25 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Long, thin, light colored carved branch or piece of wood - tapers to bit wider for handle, inserted through an apple shaped, light colored gourd. Sawed off at bottom of gourd and pulled apart, then glued back in place. Handle through top of gourd is topped off with wrapped sinew. | na.505.104.jpg | rattle | gourd | sand | sinew | wood | glue | stone | Plains | Southwest

NA.502.189
possibly Cheyenne | rattle |...
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NA.502.189 | L: 14.625 in, width: 5.375 in | Simplot Collection; Gift of J.R. Simplot | Ritual and Recreation, Ritual, Curing and Cult objects. Gourd is reddish brown and black and is attached to a wooden handle. At bottom of handle there is a hole through wood which a piece of brown cloth is pulled through and tied. | NA.502.189.JPG | na.502.189.jpg | rattle | gourd | wood | cloth | possibly Cheyenne

NA.502.47.5
Northern Cheyenne | Northern...
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NA.502.47.5 | overall length: 23 in, circumference of head: 2.5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Carved wood handle, bead is blue, orange, green, clear red; horse hair tassle near gourd head, white cotton fringe from handle. | NA.502.47.1-.6.JPG | NA.502.47.5.JPG | NA.502.47.5.JPG | rattle | orange | cotton | carved | wooden | blue | gourd | green | clear red | Beads | handle | White | horse | hair | seed | fringe | Northern Cheyenne | Northern Plains

NA.502.163
Southern Plains | rattle | b...
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NA.502.163 | ca. 1920 | L: 8.5 in, Diameter: 5 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Wood handle; round gourd head painted on one side with butterfly in red, white and black on yellow ground; other side painted with corn stalks in black and red on blue ground. | NA.502.163.JPG | na.502.163v1.jpg | na.502.163v2.jpg | butterfly | corn stalks | rattle | blue | wood | black | yellow | gourd | paint | handle | round | Red | Southern Plains

NA.502.107
Kiowa | rattle | Red | yello...
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NA.502.107 | ca. 1900 | diameter of head: 3.25 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Gourd head, carved and painted with circles and triangles on top; wood handle covered with leather protruding through top of head, beaded at top and bottom with white, turquoise, blue, yellow and red beads; tuft of red feathers at top of rattle; twisted leather fringe and red and white feathers at bottom of handle. | NA.502.107.JPG | na.502.107.jpg | circles | triangles | rattle | Red | yellow | White | twisted | fringe | carved | painted | gourd | leather | tuft | blue | feather | Beads | turquoise | seed | Kiowa

NA.506.64
Zuni | horse and rider | clo...
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NA.506.64 | H: 2.5 in, L: 2.25 in, width: 1.25 in | Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R.Simplot | Ritual and Regalia/Gifts and Novelties. Beaded horse & rider: Gourd stitch beaded over cloth covered base, horse is dark and medium greens with black hoofs, white tail, mane and spots, yellow saddle blanket, leather ears; rider has black and white head with periwinkle blue headband, yellow shirt; periwinkle pants, white and black moccasins. | na.506.64.jpg | horse and rider | cloth | gourd | leather | Beads | Zuni

NA.502.40
Southern Plains | peyote rat...
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NA.502.40 | ca. 1885 | overall length: 13.25 in | Gift of Richard W. Edwards, Jr. and M. Alice Edwards | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Tan gourd rattle with brown wooden handle. Loom woven bead band at bottom of handle, bottom and top of gourd in multi-color zigzag design. Twisted string tassles at handle bottom. Fragments of feathers at top of bead band at top of gourd. ---Gift of the above source. | na.502.40.jpg | zigzag design | peyote rattle | multi-colored | loom beading | fragments | feather | tan | seed | gourd | brown | handle | string | Beads | wooden | Southern Plains

NA.502.102
rattle | Beads | green | por...
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NA.502.102 | diameter of head: 5.25 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Gourd; head painted with serpent, devil, turtle and crescent in red, green, and black; stick protruding from top, covered with multi-colored beads, 3 strands of beads and leather bundle attached to end of stick. Handle covered with leather and multi-colored beads; rawhide wheel wrapped with porcupine quills and string of long clear beads attached to base. | NA.502.102.JPG | na.502.102.jpg | na.502.102.jpg | serpent | devil | crescent | turtle | rattle | Beads | green | porcupine | wheel | rawhide | wrapped | gourd | multi-colored | Red | quills | black | seed | paint

NA.502.108
Northern Cheyenne | rattle |...
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NA.502.108 | ca. 1930 | diameter of head: 2.375 in | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Gourd head; wood handle, beaded at top and bottom with diagonal lines in green, blue, red, metallic and orange beads on white ground; middle of handle wrapped with red lacing, red horse hair at top of rattle; twisted leather fringe with rhinestones in middle and metal tips at base of handle. | NA.502.108.JPG | na.502.108.jpg | diagonal lines | rattle | twisted | White | green | rhinestones | hair | horse | Beads | lacing | wood | leather | gourd | seed | orange | handle | metallic | Red | fringe | blue | Northern Cheyenne

NA.502.286
Upper Missouri Region | Arik...
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NA.502.286 | ca. 1880 | L: 16 in, handle length: 8 in, diameter of drum: 9 in, diameter of handle: .75 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Large gourd rattle with wood handle wrapped in hide strips. Small hide loop at end of handle.Gourd has reddish tint possibly from pigment. 1 ½" wood dowel coming out of top of gourd. Seeds or stones inside. | na.502.286.jpg | rattle | tanned hide | pigment | gourd | wood | Upper Missouri Region | Arikara

NA.502.76
Oklahoma | Kiowa | peyote ra...
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NA.502.76 | 1900 | L: 22.5 in, Diameter: 3 in | Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss | Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Gourd rattle wooden handle beaded at each end geometric designs, cut beads in blue, white and yellow. Twisted leather fringe partially painted green with one bell. | NA.502.76.JPG | na.502.76.jpg | geometric | peyote rattle | green | bell | Beads | White | leather | blue | cut | painted | wooden | yellow | gourd | handle | Oklahoma | Kiowa

NA.502.279
Midwest | rattle | wood | pi...
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NA.502.279 | ca. 1880 | width: 12.5 in, L: 12.5 in | The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe | Carved wooden handle, shaped gracefully to match size bottom of gourd, then tapers down with dark colored tanned hide wrapped around bottom of handle sewn in place with portion hanging off and hide strings attached. Gourd is dark, splotched with color, and 1" L wood stem through top - with hide pieces on either side for attachment. Dark brown pigment covering overall. | na.502.279.jpg | rattle | wood | pigment | tanned hide | gourd | Midwest