Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shak Shak

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Demerara, Guyana
Culture:
Native American (Guyanese)
Medium:
dried grass, cord, pebbles?
Dimensions:
8 5/8 × 2 9/16 in. (21.9 × 6.5 cm)
Classification:
Idiophone-Shaken-rattle
Credit Line:
The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number:
89.4.1498
Not on view
Rattle made is basketwork woven in geometric pattern.
Mary Elizabeth Adams Brown
Catalogue of the Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments: Oceanica and America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1913, vol. II, pg. 232.



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