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Gourd rattle with beaded wooden handle / Delbert Johnson

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Gourd peyote rattle with beaded wooden, carved handle and leather fringe. The handle is carved with a bulbous middle. The handle may be ebony or a stained wood.

Tags: Native American Church, leather fringe, wooden handle, gourd peyote rattle, beadwork, horsehair
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): 
Delbert Johnson;
Harding Big Bow
Culture: 
Native American; Navajo (Diné)
Date: 
20th century
Place: 
North America
Materials/Techniques: 
gourd, wood, glass, horse hair
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.2903
Department: 
Not On View

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