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Shaman’s rattle

From the Tlinglit people of Alaska, a shaman’s rattle of wood, abalone, hair, and hide. The largest feature is an oystercatcher bird with a long, thin black neck and a red bill.

Collection Information

RATTLE
Catalog No: E/ 348
Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: WOOD, ABALONE, HAIR, HIDE
Dimensions: L:37 W:13 [in CM]
Subject: REPRESENTS OYSTER CATCHER, 3 WITCHES PLANNING EVIL, DEVIL FISH
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.   

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