Basket Rattle (Musambo)
Arts of Africa
Wood, metal, rattan
late 19th or early 20th century
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Chokwe. Basket Rattle (Musambo), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, metal, rattan, 17 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (43.8 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1318. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1318_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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Basket rattle, long wooden handle wrapped with copper sheeting strips. A rattan sphere holding several seedpods is positioned at one end of the handle. Rattle appears to be stained and polished. CONDITION: Good, end of handle chipped, few scratches on wood.
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