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Rattle

Object Number:87-14-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Huichol
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Jalisco
Zapopan
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Bead
Bees-Wax
Wood
Yarn
Length: 25 cm
Width: 9 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1987

Description

Multi-colored beads imbedded on beeswax on round gourd; blue ground with two peyote deer, votive arrow pieces, a votive bowl and corn plants. Mounted on a wooden stick wrapped with blue and white yarn, with a blue yarn tassle on top. Gourd filled with seeds (?)

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