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From: United States of America | North Dakota | South Dakota

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 7042
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sioux | Mandan
Provenience United States of America | North Dakota | South Dakota
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Claw | Deer Hide | Wood | Bead | Pigment | Metal | Quill

Wooden stick covered with hide. Rattle end has strands of blue and yellow beads wrapped horizontally. Small claws with serrated edges are attached with sinew. The opposite end has one large, beaded piece of hide with horizontal bands of blue and white beads. Painted red fringe hangs from this blue and white piece. Two thinner bands of hide are attached with the edges outlined with white beads. One strip of hide has red, blue and white beads down the center with the edges lined with white beads. Fringe wrapped with white quills and folded metal ornaments hang from the ends of the thicker bands of hide.

Length 72 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Pepper, 1890
Other Number LE642 - Other Number

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