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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
South Dakota 248 Sioux 990
Descriptions
leather 2024 Beads 2617 handle 322 White 769 wrapped 151 fringe 575 wool 622 green 634 commercial 81 cloth 876 feathers 641 quills 403 wood 4438 Red 1061 seed 1420 porcupine 379 rawhide 1018 completely wrapped purple 167 doughnut shape
Names
rattle 57
Date:
1885
Dimensions:
L: 27.25 in, width: 4.25 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Musical Instruments. Doughnut shape rawhide rattle with wooden handle; completely wrapped in red wool cloth, commercial leather attaching it to handle; green round pieces of cloth on red cloth around rattle; cloth trimmed with white seed beads; feathers hang from round part of rattle; fringe from handle wrapped with purple porcupine quills; red cloth extending from handle has white seed beads on edges.
Accession Number:
NA.505.41

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