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Rattle

Native NameAaya
Object Number:42-22-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Pigment
Cottonwood (Alaska)
Plant Fiber
Technique:Painted
Length: 27 cm
Outside Diameter:16 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Alfred H. Powell, 1942

Description

Gourd painted bright blue with black and white maltese cross on each face and simulated seam with thong stitches

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Seder, Theodore A. 1952. "Old World Overtones in the New World: Some Parallels with North American Indian Musical Instruments". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 16. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: figure 13View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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