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Native American Church gourd rattle / Phil (Joe Fish) Dupoint

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Gourd rattle constructed from Largensis sp. gourd attached to walnut handle that has been hand carved (checked). Handle is decorated with Peyote stitch (two drop method) beadwork in 18/0 glass beads. Twisted buckskin fringe is attached to the base of the handle. Removable tassel of orange saddle hackles is decorated with beadwork. - from TL file

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Title(s): 
Native American Church gourd rattle
Creator(s): 
Phil (Joe Fish) Dupoint
Culture: 
Native American; Kiowa
Date: 
2000
Materials/Techniques: 
gourd, walnut, glass, leather, saddle hackles
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.3006
Previous Number(s): 
TL2000.13.1
Department: 
On View

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