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) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
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Osage (Native American). Rattle, late 19th-early 20th century. Gourd, wood, hide, teeth?, 14 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (36.8 x 8.9 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9020. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.694.9020.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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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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