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Rattle

Anklet

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Object Number:31-2-196A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bushmen
Provenience: Botswana
Lake Ngami
Culture Area: Southern Africa
Locus: 120 miles s.w. of Lake Ngami
Section:African
Materials:Cocoon
Fiber
Credit Line:Gift of Rodolphe Meyer de Schauensee, 1931
Other Number:82 - Other Number
I-402 - Seder Number

Description

Wrapped about the ankles in dancing; also worn about the waist. Seed pods fastened to two cords.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Four Thousand Years of Music (18 May 1950 - Apr 1958) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. "Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 16. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: figure 24View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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