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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
sinew 620 rawhide 1018 bison hide 8 wood 4438 wool cloth 199 stones 17 pigment 539 brass bells 43 cotton thread 354 tanned hide 570
Names
rattle 57
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
L: 8.5 in, Diameter: 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:
small, hollow rawhide head, sinew sewn on sides, filled with rattles, with tanned hide strip sewn through top, 4 brass bells attached, and two clipped, ochre colored eagle feathers attached to hide strip w/ sinew wrapping. Attached to wooden stick handle, covered in red wool cloth, wrapped with colored cotton thread. Added wrist handle of hair-on buffalo hide.
Accession Number:
NA.502.280

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