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Wooden rattle

Carved wooden rattle with fiber wrapped around end of handle. According to donor, this rattle belonged to the Native American named Took-Beak.

Provenance

Before 2011, purchased by Dale and Doug Anderson from Quintana Galleries of Native American Art, Portland, Oregon [see note 1]; 2012, gift of the Andersons to the MFA. (Accession date: June 27, 2012) Notes: [1] According to the donors, the rattle once belonged to the Native American man Took-Beek (Sea Lion Hunter), who is depicted in the large house post carved by Joe David (2005.373).

Credit Line

Gift of Dale and Doug Anderson

Native American (Nuu-Chah-Nulth), mid 20th–late 20th century

Object Place

Probably Oregon

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 5.7 x 1.6 cm (5 x 2 1/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2012.384

Medium or Technique

Carved wood, fiber

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Musical instruments