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Rattle

Object Number:70-9-122
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Provenience: United States of America (uncertain)
Canada (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Elm Bark
Wood
Iconography:Dance
Ceremonial
Height: 27 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

"...partially burnt (probably by the Pennypacker fire). The rattle is almost rectangular in shape with a small wooden peg sticking out for a handle for one end. That end, however, is circular, like a tube, rather than a square" (according to catalogue card).

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