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Rattle

Native NameAaya
Object Number:45-15-1195
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Walpi
First Mesa
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Wood
Seed
Stone
Length: 7 cm
Outside Diameter:13.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945
Other Number:64? - Field No SF

Description

Ai-yo, gourd, flattened. Seeds and small stones used inside, wooden handle. Carried in some of the dances. Also used by mothers to amuse their children.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

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