From: United States of America | Montana

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 45-15-1494
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Piegan | Blackfeet
Provenience United States of America | Montana
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Rawhide | Bead | Metal | Skin | Feather

Rawhide rattle, the handle wrapped with small white, yellow, dark blue, and green beads. The body a flattened sphere, blue on one side, red on the other. From this hangs a brass bell, a pendant of sheep skin with a bead top, 2 feathers, and a wide brown ribbon. Sheep skin carrying loop.

Length 62 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

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