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Rattle

Object Number:NA1692
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Apache
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Metal
Length: 79 cm
Width: 6 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Sarah (William D.) Frishmuth, 1900

Description

Double headed rattle with two heads made from pouches of hide connected by a hide-wrapped rope. Each pouch is closed around the rope with strips of fur. One head has metal tinklers attached to leather strips at both the bottom of the pouch and at the top where it connects to the rope. A small section of black cloth is wrapped around the center of the connecting rope.

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