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Kanyáhte’ ká’nowa’ (Snapping turtle shell rattle)

Period:
Native American
Date:
19th century
Geography:
Tonowanda, New York, United States
Culture:
Native American (Iroquois)
Medium:
Shell, wood, cherry pits?, leather
Dimensions:
18 1/4 × 8 1/2 × 3 1/4 in. (46.4 × 21.6 × 8.3 cm)
Classification:
Idiophone-Shaken-rattle
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
06.1258
Not on view
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown ; Col. M. R. Harrington
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 155, ill.



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