From: United States of America | North Carolina

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-224
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Cherokee
Provenience United States of America | North Carolina
Culture Area Southeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Gourd | Pigment

Painted gourd. Green tape on center top of rattle with a string loop holding the remnant of a red feather. Three concentric bands around top: natural, red, and blue. Nine natural-colored diamond shapes delineated by red triangles in a wide band around middle. Two concentric bands immediately below red triangles: Blue and red. Holes near bottom of handle (neck of gourd) with cord loop.

Height 21 cm
Width 21 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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