• Format/Object name:

    Rattle for peyote rituals

  • Date created:

    circa 1885

  • Artists/Makers:

    John Wilson (Nishk├╗'ntu [Moonhead]), Caddo/Oklahoma Delaware, ca. 1845-1901

  • Place:

    Oklahoma; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Gourd, wood, glass bead/beads , hide, hide thong/babiche, feather/feathers, brass bell/bells, fur

  • Techniques:

    Cut, carved, wrapped, overlay beadwork, tied, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by John Mohawk (Oklahoma Shawnee, 1850-1929); collected from him by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) in 1917 during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

  • Dimensions:

    80 x 10 x 9 cm

  • Catalog number:

    6/1651

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