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Rattle

Object Number:NA4972
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chilkat
Tlingit
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Abalone Shell
Wood
Hair
Hide
Copper
Technique:Inlaid
Iconography:Crane
Canoe
Height: 18 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Length: 38 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width: 12 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line:Purchased from G. T. Emmons, 1916
Other Number:71 - Other Number

Description

Shaman's rattle; in the shape of cranes and a canoe; old repairs with glue, nails, and inlaid copper strips. One inlay eye of abalone shell missing.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition
Raven\'s Journey: The World of Alaska\'s Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Barsness, Kristin J., and Kaplan, Susan A. 1986. Raven's Journey.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 198, fig. 229View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 25View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Ltd., and Duff, Wilson. 1967. "Arts of the Raven: Masterworks by the Northwest Coast Indian". Hands of Creation: An Exhibition of Northwest Coast Native Art. Vancouver, BC. Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Ltd. pg. Unpaginated Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Cat No 67View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Wardwell, Allen. 1996. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and Its Art.. New York. The Monacelli Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 268, fig. 408View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Elsasser, Albert B., and Harner, Michael J. 1965. Art of the Northwest Coast: An Exhibition at the Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology of the University of California, Berkeley March 26 - October 17, 1965.. University of California at Berkeley. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 29View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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