[Restricted Object] Turtle Shell Rattle

Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

Share

early 20th century

Turtle shell, wood, commercial leather, and pigment

Overall: 13 7/16 x 5 5/16 x 2 9/16 in. (34.2 x 13.5 x 6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Guido R. Rahr, Sr., Class of 1951P

985.47.26472

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Percussion Instrument

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Inscription

Attached Tag: "22. Turtle rattle" "Iroquois"

Exhibition History

The Age of the Marvelous, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 21-November 24, 1991; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina, January 25-March 22, 1992; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, May 24-August 25, 1992; High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, October 6, 1992-January 3, 1993, naturalia no. n78.

Montshire: Educational Program, Montshire Museum of Science, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 4-December 5, 1988.

Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 19, 1987.

Publication History

Barbara A. Hail and Gregory C. Schwarz, Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, p.60, no.9.

Provenance

Collected by Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.

Old Number

RAHR #:126

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us

Subjects