Basket Rattle with Hoop Handle-Dance Rattle
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Bell shaped dance rattle made of woven rattan. The base of the bell is formed by a calabash disk. The curved hoop handle is also rattan. 2 Pieces of copper wire are attached to the bell handle. CONDITION: Worn, rattle no longer contains seed pods.
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Basket Rattle with Hoop Handle-Dance Rattle, late 19th or early 20th century. Rattan, calabash, 11 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (31.8 x 14.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.844. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.844_front_PS5.jpg)
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