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Vessel rattle (nasis)

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Provenance

1986, sold by Douglas Deihl, Florence, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 26, 1986)

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

Cuna culture, 1900–50

Object Place

San Blas Island, Panama

Dimensions

Length 22 cm, diameter 10 cm (Length 8 11/16 in., diameter 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1986.605

Medium or Technique

Gourd, bone

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Idiophones