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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Mandan 38
Descriptions
leather 2024 fur 151 mescal bean 2 pigment 539 dew claws 97 wood 4438
Names
dance rattle 3
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
L: 19.75 in, width: 2.25 in
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Wooden stick wrapped with leather and painted green and orange above handle. Leather fringe with remnants of some white fur and one mescal bead; sound comes from clicking of dew claws strung through leather thongs sewn to leather wrapped stick.
Accession Number:
NA.505.25

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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