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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Sioux 990
Descriptions
golden eagle talons 2 black 554 Red 1061 eagle 171 blue 690 Horse Hair 108 painted 276 rawhide 1018 covered 6 claws 31 incised 12 stick 16 wood 4438
Names
rattle 57
Subjects
face 8 lightning lines
Date:
ca. 1865
Dimensions:
wide at widest point: 5 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Wooden stick covered with rawhide; hollow rawhide ball at one end with horns on each side (eagle claws?) and a face incised and filled in with red on the front; the face has lighting lines from the eyes and mouth; also blue painted for ground, now badly faded; on the back is a lock of black horse hair.
Accession Number:
NA.505.28

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