(Restricted Object) Turtle Shell Rattle

Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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Traditional

Turtle Shell, skin, wood, leather, and seeds

Overall: 15 13/16 x 7 1/16 in. (40.1 x 18 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

54.30.13153

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Percussion Instrument

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Arts of Native America, The Eastern Woodland: Algonkian and Iroquois, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Anthropology and History Collections, East Gallery, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 6-November 11, 1979.

Provenance

Ralph C. Altman (1909-1967) [dealer], Los Angeles, California; sold to present collection, July 1954.

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