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Gourd rattle with beaded wooden handle / Unknown

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Gourd peyote rattle. The hair on top of the gourd is dyed red and has small feather around it. The beadwork is peyote stitch. The beadwork design on this rattle is uniform from top to bottom. This also indicates that the rattle is all one piece.

Tags: peyote stitch, Native American Church, beadwork, small feathers, gourd peyote rattle, leather fringe, beaded wooden handle
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: peyote meeting,

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Gourd rattle with beaded wooden handle
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American
Date: 
20th century
Place: 
Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
wood, glass, gourd, feather, leather
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.2842a-c
Previous Number(s): 
84.2842
Department: 
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