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Rattle

Object Number:96-2-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Blackfeet
Provenience: Montana
Billings
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Maker: Chief Turtle
Section:American
Materials:Buffalo Hide
Length: 26.5 cm
Outside Diameter:8.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. Frederica de Laguna, 1996

Description

Hide rattle, cotton wrapping and string afixed to handle split down the middle, stitched together. Colored with red pigment. Large dent on one side. Small holes in stiching, pigment is faded in areas of the hide and cloth, some kind of rattle material inside.

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