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Women's Stomp Dance rattles

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Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected from Tcappa Davis (Seminole) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and Hope M. Fulbright (1879-1949), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Culture/People
Oklahoma Seminole
Previous owner
Tcappa Davis, Oklahoma Seminole
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Hope M. Fulbright, Non-Indian, 1876-1949
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Date created
circa 1900
Object Type
Women's Stomp Dance rattles
Media/Materials
Hide, turtle shell/carapace, cotton cloth, stone
Techniques
Perforated, laced
Dimensions
28 x 113.5 x 12.5 cm
Object Type
Music and Sound
Native Term
lu djis sa o ga