Basket Rattle with Hoop Handle-Dance Rattle
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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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
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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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