[Restricted Object] Tutle Shell Rattle

Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands


early 20th century

Snapping Turtle, leather, feathers, sinew and stone

Overall: 26 15/16 × 6 9/16 in. (68.5 × 16.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Percussion Instrument


Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view


Collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920‘s-1930‘s; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father‘s will], 1981.

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