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Rattle

Native NameWa-Mnu-Ha-Ci-Ka
Object Number:37617
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yankton
Dakota
Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
Montana
Fort Peck Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Wood
Fur
Seed (uncertain)
Length: 18.41 cm
Credit Line:John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900; R. Stewart Culin, 1900

Description

Rattle with fur-wrapped handle. The rattle head is round, sewn together from stiff leather, and painted with reddish-brown pigment. The handle has a grip made from buckskin, wrapped over the fur.

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