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Rattle

Native NameNai-a-Chih
Object Number:22734
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pueblo
Isleta
Provenience: New Mexico
Isleta Pueblo
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Turtle Shell
Metal
Buckskin
Height: 4.3 cm
Length: 21.2 cm
Width: 14.4 cm
Credit Line:Southwest Expedition; R. Stewart Culin; subscription of Robert C. H. Brock, 1902

Description

Turtle shell with metal tinklers attached to leather straps. Two holes perforated on one side of the shell to attach the leather straps. Portions of the leather straps are dyed red.

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