[Restricted Object] Rattle

Dóendzowes (Splitting of the Earth), Seneca, active late 19th-early 20th century, Seneca (Haudenosaunee), Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), New York, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands


Traditional; collected early 20th century

Gourd, wood handle wounded with buckskin thong

Overall: 5 9/16 × 2 3/16 in. (14.2 × 5.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Percussion Instrument


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.


Collected from "Dan-jo-wah (Splitting of the Earth)", Seneca tribe, New York State; collected by Albert Green Heath (1888-1953), early 20th century; sold to Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1955; sold to present collection, 1956.

Old Number

Heath # 1081

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