University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-261
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Seneca (uncertain)
Cayuga (uncertain)
Iroquois
Culture Area: Northeast
Section:American
Materials:Turtle Shell
Seed
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Length: 11.6 cm
Width: 96 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Woman's Hand Rattle - "Woman's rattle for woman's rite. Modern. Turtle shell is badly burnt. Bone is exposed over much of top. Strip of leather glued to bottom of shell - goes across the width of the shell." (catalogue card)


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