Rattle with Female Figure

Unidentified Luba maker


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late 19th-early 20th century

Wood with patina and gourd

Overall: 13 1/16 × 2 5/8 × 2 9/16 in. (33.1 × 6.6 × 6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through gifts from the Estate of Josephine Patterson Albright, Class of 1978HW, the Estate of Russell Cowles, Class of 1909 and a gift of John L. Huber, Class of 1963



Place Made: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa


19th century

Object Name

Musical Instrument

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 13, 1998-January 13, 1999.


Sotheby's, New York, New York, Sale 7129, lot 223, May 6, 1998; sold to present collection, 1998.

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