• Culture/People:

    Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)

  • Object name:

    Raven rattle

  • Date created:

    circa 1870

  • Place:

    Alert Bay; Mount Waddington Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by George G. Heye in 1922 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

  • Dimensions:

    32.4 x 8.9 cm

  • Catalog number:



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