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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Midwest 5
Descriptions
wood 4438 pigment 539 tanned hide 570 gourd 18
Names
rattle 57
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
width: 12.5 in, L: 12.5 in
Credit Line:
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
Remarks:
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.
Accession Number:
NA.502.279

Not currently on display

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