Arts of the Americas
Wood, gourd, hide
early 19th century
10 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (26.7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm) (show scale)
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Prior to 1848, provenance not yet documented; by 1848, acquired by Nathan Sturges Jarvis; 1848, gift of Nathan Sturges Jarvis to the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY; 1937, loaned by the New-York Historical Society to the Brooklyn Museum; 1950, purchased from the New-York Historical Society by the Brooklyn Museum.
Rattle, possibly Northern Plains, and probably ceremonial (medicine society?).
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Sioux. Rattle, early 19th century. Wood, gourd, hide, 10 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (26.7 x 8.3 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.99. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.99_acetate_bw.jpg)
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