From: Plateau (Culture Area)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 38-8-25
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Nez Perce (uncertain)
Provenience Plateau (Culture Area)
Culture Area Plateau Culture Area
Section American
Materials Rawhide | Deer Hoof | Buckskin

Oblong except that the long upper side is a wide V. Ends are lashed up with buckskin thong run through holes; a heavier strip of buckskin passing through holes serves to draw the sides together near centre and also for suspension. A bunch of deer's toe rattles is tied near each end. Front with painted border and thunder-bird in corner.

Length 38.7 cm
Outside Diameter 21.59 cm
Credit Line Gift of Rodman Wanamaker III, 1938

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