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Rattle
Rattle
Date:
ca. 1850
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Hide, Pebbles
Dimensions:
7 7/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Kwakiutl
Accession Number:
2007.21.190
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Wooden rattle, probably of Southern Kwakiutle origin, carved in the form of a hand. There is evidence of red pigment in a concave groove running the length of the palm. A fine dark brown patina overall.

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