Cotton and shell ankle rattle, part of dance outfit: Tightly woven white cotton band, pink stripe near each edge; pieces of fresh water clam and snail shells attached loosely by cord to band; also several shotgun shells; ties on both sides for fastening to ankle. Used in Headman's dance.
Purchased from Kenneth M. Kensinger, 1965
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Gift of Birds: The Featherwork of Native South American Peoples (16 Nov 1991 - 28 May 1994)
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