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Peyote Rattle

Object Number:45-15-1193
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Comanche
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Glass
Feather
Buckskin
Iconography:Peyote Ceremony
Length: 35 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Gourd, upper end of handle bead-wrapped and feathered. Handle covered with buckskin, cut at end and twisted into cords, with two red beads. Used in the Peyote ceremony.

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