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Vessel rattle (belt ornament)

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Provenance

1984, sold by Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Moche culture, Early Intermediate Period, A.D. 200–600

Object Place

Northern Coast, Peru

Dimensions

Length 11.6 cm, width 5.5 cm (Length 4 9/16 in., width 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1984.330

Medium or Technique

Copper alloy

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones