Tsimshian (Native American). <em>Raven Rattle</em>, 19th century. Wood, pigment, rattles, cotton twine, 5 1/2 x 14 x 4 in. (14.0 x 35.6 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7292. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7292_SL1.jpg)

Raven Rattle

Artist:Tsimshian

Medium: Wood, pigment, rattles, cotton twine

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 14 x 4 in. (14.0 x 35.6 x 10.2 cm)

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Museum Location: 5H7-TOP

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Accession Number: 05.588.7292

Image: 05.588.7292_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This rattle is called a raven rattle. It depicts a shaman on the back of a raven. The bird has a frog in its mouth, another frog touches tongues with the shaman, and frogs are on his feet. The bottom of the raven figure is carved.

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