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Child's raven rattle

  • Child's raven rattle
  • Child's raven rattle
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899) at an unknown date; purchased by George Heye from George T. Emmons in 1907.
Culture/People
Nisga'a (Niska)
Collector
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Previous owner
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Seller
George Thornton Emmons (George T. Emmons/G.T. Emmons), Non-Indian, 1852-1945
Date created
circa 1880
Object Type
Child's raven rattle
Media/Materials
Wood, paint
Techniques
Carved, painted
Dimensions
23 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound