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Rattle

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Object Number:79-4-4D
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nafana
Provenience: Ghana
Tambi
Culture Area: Southern Africa
Section:African
Materials:Grass
Stone
Credit Line:Purchased from Dred Williams, 1979

Description

Four identrical grass anklet rattles. The wide-bladed grass has been woven so that it forms a row of rough "pyramid" shaped which are hollow and filled with tiny (mud?) pellets.

Vegetable strips fashioned to produce about 14 points containing small stones.

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