Knee rattles (Image withheld)

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Culture/People
A:shiwi (Zuni)
Previous owner
Helen Pep Grodka (Helen Groz Pep/A Tehom Win/Mrs. Frederick B. Grodka), Non-Indian, 1898-1982
Donor
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (Sonia Dorothy Grodka), Non-Indian
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian, 1924-2013
Object Name
Knee rattles (Image withheld)
Media/Materials
Hide, cotton cloth, turtle shell/carapace, paint
Techniques
Painted, cut, tied
Dimensions
13.3 x 10.8 cm
Object Type
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place
Zuni Pueblo, Zuni Reservation; McKinley County; New Mexico; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982, an artist and Native American art enthusiast); donated to MAI in 1982 by Helen Pep Grodka's daughter and son-in-law, Sonia Grodka Blumenthal and Harry W. Blumenthal (1924-2013).
Catalog Number
25/1428
Barcode
251428.000
See related items
A:shiwi (Zuni)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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