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Ankle Rattle

Object Number:2012-31-31
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Zulu
Provenience: South Africa
Section:African
Materials:Hide
Cocoon
Fiber
Length: 17 cm
Width: 9 cm
Depth: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Margaret E. Johnston in memory of Dr. Thomas F. Johnston, 2012

Description

Ankle Rattle. Fourteen moth cocoons are stitched to hide. Stitched in three row - bottom and cener row have five cocoons per row while top row has four cocoons in row. Small seeds(?) or gravel (?) contained within cocoons tha produce rattling sound.

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