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Rattle

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Object Number:
70-9-233
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cayuga
Iroquois
Provenience:
Canada
Ontario
Six Nations Reservation
Culture Area:
Northeast
Section:
American
Materials:
Elm Bark
Wood
Pigment
Description:
Elm bark rattle used in Medicine Society and Social Dances with water drum. This is proto-type of the modern horn rattle. Top and bottom of the rattle are painted red. There is a slit down the side of the rattle where the elm bark does not quite meet.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker

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