University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: NA4972
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chilkat
Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Abalone Shell
Wood
Hair
Hide
Copper
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Crane
Canoe
Height: 18
Length: 38
Width: 12
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1916
Other Number71 - Other Number

Description

Shaman's rattle; in the shape of cranes and a canoe; old repairs with glue, nails, and inlaid copper strips. One inlay eye of abalone shell missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978)View Objects in Exhibition
Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Kaplan, Susan A. & Barsness, Kristin J. 1986. Raven's Journey. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 198, fig. 229View Objects cited in this Publication

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