Arts of Africa
Wood, iron, fiber
late 19th or early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Wooden rattle with two crescent shaped iron bells on top. Handle is rectangular with linear designs incised on it's surface. One bell is attached by rattan, the other by metal wire. 8 Holes accomidating rattan lacing are found on the rectangular part of the handle. CONDITION: Worm holes appear on entire surface of handle. Wood is split and chipped.
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Rattle, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, iron, fiber, 9 7/16 x 3 7/16 in. (24 x 8.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1320. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1320_threequarter_PS5.jpg)
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