<em>Basket Rattle with Hoop Handle-Dance Rattle</em>, 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)

Basket Rattle with Hoop Handle-Dance Rattle

Medium: Rattan, calabash

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 11 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (31.8 x 14.6 cm)


Accession Number: 22.844

Image: CUR.22.844_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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