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Plains Indian Museum

Upper Missouri Region 15 Mandan 38
tanned hide 570 deer dew claws 3 wood 4438 deer hooves pigment 539
rattle 57
ca. 1880
L: 24 in, width: 4 in
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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
Rattle made from carved deer dew claws and/or hooves mounted on wood stick with hide ties. Some hooves, dew claws carved with triangular notches on edges. Stick covered with tanned hide, colored with red ochre. Bottom of rattle handle has fringed hide tab.
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