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1992.448 (RS20831)

Description

A rough hewn handle with a 3" section of cow's horn capped with a wood disc with seeds or beads inside to rattle when shook.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1880
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
horn (animal material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Toy
Descriptive terms
Carved
Horn
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Rattle
rattles
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 1/4 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.448
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11113

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