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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Eastern Shoshone 7 Wyoming 38 Northern Arapaho 9
Descriptions
pigment 539 gourd 18 glass beads 689 Horse Hair 108 string 175 wood 4438 cotton 256
Names
Native American Church rattle
Subjects
gourd stick design
Date:
1940s
Dimensions:
L: 22 in, circumference of head: 7 in
Remarks:
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).
Accession Number:
NA.502.42

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