Staff with a Rattle

Unknown people (Plains), Plains

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late 19th-early 20th century

Cow horn, wood, cloth, rawhide, commercial leather, and brass tacks

Overall: 19 1/8 x 14 5/16 x 2 1/16 in. (48.5 x 36.3 x 5.2 cm)

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

985.47.26514

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument: Percussion Instrument

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Attached Tag: "28. Ceremonial wand"

Exhibition History

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.64, no.51.

Provenance

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

Old Number

RAHR #: 28

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