Luvale. <em>Pair of Rattles (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Seed pods, fiber, 5 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. (14.9 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 36.551a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 36.548_36.549_36.550a-b_36.551a-b_36.552_36.553_threequarter_installation_SL1.jpg)

Pair of Rattles (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)


Medium: Seed pods, fiber

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 5 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. (14.9 x 8.9 cm)



Accession Number: 36.551a-b

Image: 36.548_36.549_36.550a-b_36.551a-b_36.552_36.553_threequarter_installation_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pair of rattles consisting of many small brown seed pods attached to strings. Some rattles broken. Worn by dancer as part of Pwo dance costume.

Brooklyn Museum