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Rattle

Object Number:29-48-121
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Provenience: United States of America
New York
Cattaraugus Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Turtle Shell
Stone
Wood
Plant Fiber
Length: 45.8 cm
Width: 18.5 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1919
Other Number:9467 - Field No SF

Description

Turtle shell with stones inside. Handle is neck of turtle stretched out and supported by sticks and bound iwth strips of palm? or rushes?. Five pieces of shell missing.

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