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Smithsonian Institution Collections


  • Rattle
  • Rattle
Smithsonian Museum
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected by George Tamarski (1903-1987, a Ukrainian-born filmmaker who worked in Brazil in the 1950s and 1960s); purchased by MAI in 1962.
Date Created
circa 1960
Gourd, wood, vegetal fiber, feather/feathers, cotton cord/cordage
Cut, carved, twill-plaited, wrapped, tied
Object Type
Music and Sound