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Ankle Rattle

Object Number:2012-31-30
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Zulu
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Hide
Cocoon
Fiber
Length: 16.8 cm
Width: 8 cm
Depth: 3 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Ankle Rattle. Eleven moth cocoons are stiched to hide. Cocoons stitched in three rows - bottom and center row have five cocoons per row whil top row has one cocoon in row. Small seeds(?) or gravel (?) contained within cocoons tha produce rattling sound.

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