Arts of the Americas
Gourd, wood, hide, teeth?
late 19th-early 20th century
14 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (36.8 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm)
Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
Gourd rattle with wooden handle, hide thong at the end . Sean Standing Bear (10/24/2000) thought based on the sound it made when rattled it might contain animal or human teeth inside.
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