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Rattle

Object Number:45-15-1197
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hopi
Provenience: Arizona
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Pigment
Length: 14 cm
Outside Diameter:6.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Child's pottery rattle. One piece but showing gourd origin of form in pointed end of handle projecting from opposite side of disc. Painted cross of four bird's tails.

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 14View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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